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.
Tickborne Disease Puzzles Scientists
UPI article on a new tick-borne ailment of the southern United States that has been dubbed Master's disease or Southern tick-associated rash illness.
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