Accession Number : ADA535874


Title :   An Unexpected Case of Lyme Disease in a Soldier Serving in Northern Iraq


Descriptive Note : Journal article


Corporate Author : INFANTRY DIV (LIGHT) (25TH) SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HI


Personal Author(s) : Fisher, Jeremy B ; Curtis, Christopher E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a535874.pdf


Report Date : May 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : Lyme disease is a tick-transmitted disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. Cases have been reported across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Additional cases have been described in other parts of the world including Japan, Mexico, and Turkey. We report an unexpected case of Lyme disease from Iraq.


Descriptors :   *BACTERIAL DISEASES , *ARMY PERSONNEL , DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE) , SPIROCHAETA , TICKS , LESIONS , ANTIBIOTICS , IRAQ , REPRINTS , JOINTS(ANATOMY)


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Forces and Organizations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE