A single tick bite can have debilitating consequences. Lyme disease is the most common disease carried by ticks in the United States, and the number of those afflicted is growing steadily. If left untreated, the diseases carried by ticks--known as tick-borne diseases--can cause severe pain, fatigue, neurological problems, and other serious health problems. The Institute of Medicine held a workshop October 11-12, 2010, to examine the state of the science in Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.
Table of Contents
|2 An Overview of Tick-Borne Diseases||15-24|
|3 The Social Construction and Human Face of Tick-Borne Disease||25-36|
|4 Emerging Infections, Tick Biology, and Host–Vector Interactions||37-60|
|5 Surveillance, Spectrum, and Burden of Tick-Borne Disease, and At-Risk Populations||61-96|
|7 Diagnostics and Diagnosis||125-154|
|9 Closing Panels||177-192|
|Appendix A: Commissioned Papers||219-496|
|Appendix B: Federal Funding of Tick-Borne Diseases||497-508|
|Appendix C: Summary of Public Comment on Agenda||509-514|
|Appendix D: Workshop Agenda||515-524|
|Appendix E: Public Comment Summary||525-530|
|Appendix F; Speaker Biosketches||531-542|
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