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Zoonotic Diseases Spread from Animals to People

Coinfection Special Issue

Zoonotic Diseases Spread from Animals to People

Members of pet-owning households have a greater risk of tick bites than those without pets.

By Lonnie Marcum

A Closer Look at Rickettsial Infections

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A Closer Look at Rickettsial Infections

What you need to know

By Lonnie Marcum

The Importance of Looking at Parasites, Viruses, Yeast and Fungal Infections

Coinfection Special Issue

The Importance of Looking at Parasites, Viruses, Yeast and Fungal Infections

Book Excerpt

By Dr. Richard Horowitz

Bartonellosis: An Emerging Infectious Disease of Zoonotic Importance to Animals and Humans

Coinfection Special Issue

Bartonellosis: An Emerging Infectious Disease of Zoonotic Importance to Animals and Humans

This Emerging Infectious Disease Threatens Both Animals and Humans

By Dr. Edward B. Breitschwerdt, DVM

Sorting out Lyme and Associated Coinfections

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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

Anaplasmosis, the “anti-freeze” co-infection

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Anaplasmosis, the “anti-freeze” co-infection

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

By Lonnie Marcum

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

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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, even in previously healthy people.

By Lonnie Marcum

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

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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

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

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

Ticks spread pandora's box of pathogens

By Doug Fearn

Treating Bartonella-Like Organisms

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Treating Bartonella-Like Organisms

There may be as many as 30 distinct pathogenic species of Bartonella-like organisms, most of which have never been clinically defined.

By Dr. Joseph Burrascano

Ticks Can Transmit Multiple Infections in a Single Bite

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Ticks Can Transmit Multiple Infections in a Single Bite

A letter from LymeDisease.org founder

By Phyllis Mervine

Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Can Be Deadly

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Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Can Be Deadly

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

By Lonnie Marcum

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