Tag: Ixodes Scapularis

December 12, 2014

Lymes disease – a tickborn illness caused by borrelia burgdorferi and spread by Ixodes Scapularis

  Lymes disease   Lymes is the most common tick borne illness in the United States. The Tick is called Ixodes Scapularis, and it transmits a microorganism called Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme’s disease.   Symptoms of Lymes disease:   Symptoms of Lymes usually begin 1 to 2 weeks after the tick bite. It is […]

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