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What is Borreliosis?

What is Borreliosis?

  • Borreliosis: An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu.

Borreliosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Borreliosis, or a subtype of Borreliosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Borreliosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Borreliosis: Introduction

Types of Borreliosis:

Broader types of Borreliosis:

How serious is Borreliosis?

Prognosis of Borreliosis: if untreated, can cause joint, heart and nervous system problems

What causes Borreliosis?

Causes of Borreliosis: see causes of Borreliosis

What are the symptoms of Borreliosis?

Symptoms of Borreliosis: see symptoms of Borreliosis

Can anyone else get Borreliosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Borreliosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Borreliosis

Borreliosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Borreliosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Borreliosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Borreliosis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Borreliosis.
Treatments for Borreliosis: see treatments for Borreliosis

Name and Aliases of Borreliosis

Main name of condition: Borreliosis

Other names or spellings for Borreliosis:

Lyme disease, Lyme Borreliosis, Borrelia Infections

Borrelia Infections, Lyme Borreliosis, Lyme disease
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Borreliosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Borreliosis:


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