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

Report Date:

2010-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE