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Lyme disease is an infection caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacteria
Borrelia burgdorferi that is transmitted by the bite of deer (Ixodes scapularis) and western black-legged (Ixodes pacificus) ticks. On the Pacific Coast, the bacteria are transmitted to humans by the western black-legged tick.
What is required?
Health Care Providers and Clinical Laboratories
Health care providers and clinical laboratories are
required by law to report cases and suspect cases of Lyme disease to local health departments within one working day of identification.
For Local Health Departments
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