NICE guidelines on identifying and treating Lyme disease
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NICE guidelines on identifying and treating Lyme disease

Erin Dean Freelance health journalist

Essential facts

Lyme disease, or Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease transmitted to humans through bites from infected ticks. Transmission becomes more likely the longer a tick is attached to the skin. Ticks live in grassy and wooded areas in rural and urban locations.

Nursing Standard. 33, 3, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.3.11.s6

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