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Lyme Disease and Other Tickborne Disease Information

There are number of important diseases that can be transmitted by ticks in Connecticut and other locations in the Northeastern United States including Lyme Disease, Human Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and Babesiosis. Of these the greatest amount of activity in Connecticut is with Lyme Disease. Information on these and other tick borne diseases, the ticks, and tick control measures you can take can be found at these web sites:

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (See Tick Management Handbook. The file is in .pdf format)

http://www.caes.state.ct.us/Tickoffice/Tick.htm

Connecticut Department of Public Health

www.dph.state.ct.us/BCH/infectiousdise/tickborne/tickborn.htm


U.S. Center for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/lyme


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