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LymeTimes Special Co-Infections Issue
Ticks Can Transmit Multiple Infections in a Single Bite

A letter from LymeDisease.org founder.

By Phyllis Mervine

An Alphabet Soup of Co-Infections Complicates Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease

Ticks spread pandora’s box of pathogens.

By Doug Fearn

Tick-Borne Co-Infections are the Rule, Not the Exception

The recognition of tick-borne pathogens that are responsible for human illness is accelerating.

By Lonnie Marcum

Sorting out Lyme and Associated Coinfections

There is a need to sort it all out clinically to provide guidance in testing and treatment.

By Dr. Joseph Burrascano

Babesia in the U.S. Blood Supply

The CDC has known for years that relatively healthy individuals infected with Babesia can unknowingly donate contaminated blood.

By Lonnie Marcum

Anaplasmosis, the “anti-freeze” co-infection

Anaplasma has been detected from coast to coast in the United States.

By Lonnie Marcum

Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Can Be Deadly

Many of the patients who develop symptoms need to be hospitalized.

By Lonnie Marcum

Is Persistent Lyme Disease Caused by Another Organism Identified by Dr. Willy Burgdorfer over 35 Years Ago?

Why hasn’t anyone looked into it?

By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA

A Closer Look at Rickettsial Infections

What you need to know.

By Lonnie Marcum

Ehrlichiosis — the Tick-Borne Disease No One Has Heard Of

While some cases of ehrlichiosis are mild, the disease can be severe or fatal if not treated correctly.

By Lonnie Marcum

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