Geographic Distribution and Expansion of Human Lyme Disease, United States
Published Date:Aug 2015
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 21(8):1455-1457.
Geographic Distribution And Expansion Of Human Lyme Disease, United States
Suggested Citation For This Article: Kugeler KJ, Farley GM, Forrester JD, Mead PS. Geographic Distribution And Expansion Of Human Lyme Disease, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Aug [date Cited]. Http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2108.141878
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4517724
Description:Lyme disease occurs in specific geographic regions of the United States. We present a method for defining high-risk counties based on observed versus expected number of reported human Lyme disease cases. Applying this method to successive periods shows substantial geographic expansion of counties at high risk for Lyme disease.
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