Health Conditions and Diseases Infectious Diseases Spirochetal Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness
A newly described illness of the southern United States, closely related to Lyme disease, caused by Borrelia lonestari. It is associated with the bite of the Lone Star Tick, Amblyomma americanum.
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Borrelia lonestari DNA in Adult Amblyomma americanum Ticks, Alabama
Article from the Centers for Disease Control.
Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI)
Detailed information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on this recently discovered disease, which is similar to Lyme disease.
Last update:September 26, 2016 at 7:05:05 UTC