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Resource Guide for Lyme Disease

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Lyme Disease Foundation

Address:
American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 466
Lyme, CT 06371

E-mail Address:
inquire@aldf.com

Internet address:
http://www.aldf.com/

Description of Services Provided:
This site provides a thorough review of Lyme disease, including symptoms, treatment, and vaccines. Some of their information is available in Spanish.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Address:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333,

Phone:
(404) 639-3311
(404) 639-3534
(800) 311-3435

Internet address:
http://www.cdc.gov/

Description of Services Provided:
Among their "Health Topics A to Z," the CDC offers reliable information on Lyme disease. Included are photos of actual ticks and a map of the US showing where the disease is most prevalent.

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Address:
1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone:
(703) 299-0200

Internet address:
http://www.idsociety.org/default.aspx/

Description of Services Provided:
The IDSA is an organization for doctors, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. The public can access fact sheets and press releases on Lyme disease.



Last reviewed August 2008 by David L. Horn, MD, FACP

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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