Posted on 7/13/2014
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria and spread to humans by blacklegged ticks. This debilitating condition can sometimes lead to a long, slow recovery. With recent CDC reports of as many as 300,000 cases in the US each year, you’ll want to know how to treat – and prevent – Lyme disease. Dr. Rama Thyagarajan is an Oakwood infectious disease specialist. She is also Oakwood’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control.