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STARI: Introduction

STARI stands for "Southern tick-associated rash illness" and is a bacterial infection spread by tick bites. ...more »

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Article Excerpts about STARI

A rash similar to the rash of Lyme disease has been described in humans residing in southeastern and south-central states and is associated with the bite of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum . This Lyme disease -like rash has been named Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI). (Source: excerpt from Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness: DVBID)


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