Case Study 2

Boy with Fever and Rash

Wrong Answer!

Question 6 of 6

Why is it important to give patients with Lyme disease adequate treatment?
A. To prevent further spread of the disease
Treatment of an infected individual would not have much impact on the spread of the disease. The disease is spread by ticks infected by feeding on wild animals, such as white-footed mouse, white-tailed deer which are hosts for Borrelia burgdorferi.

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University of Arizona
Tuesday, August 4, 1998
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