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Citation. Schmid, W. D. 1986. Lyme disease. James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History, Natural History Leaflet, No. 4, pages 1-4. University of Minnesota.   [1503  CC]

Introduction. Lyme disease has become the most important tick-borne disease of humans, although it has been recognized and understood for fewer than a dozen years in the United States. The disease, also call ECM (for its distinctive rash erythema chronicum migrans), has been know in Europe since about the turn of the century.

Keywords. Lyme disease, ticks, ECM

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