It's Tick Time: Mayo Clinic Offers Tips for Avoiding, Spotting Tick-Borne Diseases

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by

It has only just arrived, but tick season is well under way. Physicians are seeing new cases of tick-borne illness several weeks earlier than usual, likely because a mild winter in much of the country made life easier for ticks and their offspring… "We've already started getting positives for tick-borne disease such as Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis," said Bobbi Pritt, M.D., a Mayo Clinic microbiologist and director of the Clinical Parasitology and Virology Laboratories.

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Tags: anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Infectious Diseases, Lyme disease, ticks

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