Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 27th, 2005
"Lyme disease (LD) occurrence in New York State (NYS) has not only increased over time but also spread throughout the state from the original disease focus in southeastern NYS. Few studies have investigated this epidemic and spatial dynamic in great detail," scientists in the United States report.
"Using data from the NYS Department of Health Lyme Registry Surveillance System, we summarized epidemic and spatial characteristics of LD in NYS for the 11-yr time period from 1990 through 2000.
"New epidemiological trends associated with age, sex,...
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