Effect of latitude on the rate of change in incidence of Lyme disease in the United States

TitleEffect of latitude on the rate of change in incidence of Lyme disease in the United States
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsTuite, AR, Greer, AL, Fisman, DN
JournalCMAJ Open
Volume1
Start PageE43
Issue1
Date Published04/2013
Keywordsdisease, geography, lyme, spread
Abstract

Lyme disease incidence increased in the US as a whole during the study period, but the changes were not uniform. Marked increases were identified in northern-most states, whereas southern states experienced stable or declining rates of Lyme disease.

URLhttp://cmajopen.ca/content/1/1/E43.full
DOI10.9778/cmajo.20120002