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Butte County: Lyme Infection Incidence in Collected Ticks 2016 – 2021
- Blue columns are total number of ticks collected in each sampling area.
- Red numbers or columns are number of ticks infected with Lyme producing Borrelia bacteria.
What We Do
Lyme Testing Program
Tick Warning Signs
Camp Fire Recovery Program
America’s Fastest Growing Vector Borne Infectious Disease!
LACK OF ADEQUATE FEDERAL FUNDING
The funding for Lyme Disease is $63. per patient while less common vector borne diseases like Malaria and West Nile have 1800 and 200 times the per patient funding.
500,000 NEW CASES PER YEAR
Reported by the CDC. Nearly 5 times higher than cases reported in 1991. Tick borne illness is a growing crisis and infectious ticks are on the move due to changing climatic conditions.
NO CURE OR ACCURATE TESTING
Current tests recommended by the CDC miss up to 60% of acute infections. 40% of Lyme patients end up with chronic health problems due to delayed diagnosis.
The Many Faces Of Lyme
Lyme Center In The Spotlight
What’s Happening Now!