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Emerging Tick-Borne Illnesses: Assessment, Evaluation, and Management of Ehrlichiosis in Primary Care

Keywords:  Nurse practitioners, tick-borne, primary care, referrals, infectious disease, zoonotic disease, Ehrlichia, ehrlichiosis

Introduction

While Lyme Disease may be the most prevalent and commonly known tick-borne illness in the United States (CDC, 2016c), it is far from the only tick-vectored illness that may present in primary care.  1,744 more words

Ehrlichia

I hate ticks.

By Theresa on Aug 21, 2015 02:30 pm

I’m sure there is a legitimate reason for why ticks exist.  However, I do not think any reason is a good enough reason.   1,031 more words

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