ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Computer artwork of the Lyme disease bacterium (Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium, the cause of Lyme disease. This spirochaete (spiral-shaped) bacterium is passed to humans through the bite of an infected Ixodes sp. tick. Symptoms of Lyme disease include skin lesions, muscle pain, neurological and cardiac abnormalities, and arthritis. Treatments include antibiotic and corticosteroid drugs.
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