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Cases, Stats, Maps, & Graphs

LDA has compiled maps, graphics, and tables based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) numbers which are based on CDC’s surveillance criteria.  The CDC reported numbers for Lyme disease are said to represent about 10% of actual cases that occur each year. The CDC surveillance criteria are meant for SURVEILLANCE, not DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, REIMBURSEMENT, or STANDARDS OF CARE, states CDC.

Check the descriptors in all the maps and graphics to see how the new change in surveillance reporting is reflected in the particular map and graph you are viewing. (On the map see the box labeled "States Ranked by Reported Cases" and click on the triangle for details).  Click on your individual state to see a list of reported cases in that state since 1990. Also note there are case NUMBER maps showing the number of cases in each state and INCIDENCE maps showing the number of cases per 100,000 of population. A symbol on a state indicates that the state changed its reporting criteria. Click on the symbol to get details.   Note that CDC adopted significant Lyme disease reporting requirements in 2008, which were developed by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), charged by Congress with disease surveillance.



10
Jan
2014
Now Available - Lyme Case Maps: 1990-2012 Print E-mail

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Click US map to go to LDA's Interactive Lyme disease case maps

 
20
Apr
2012
Deaths from Lyme Disease Print E-mail

Lyme disease can cause deaths. The chart below shows numbers of deaths from Lyme disease and from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) (link to our RMSF page), another tick-borne disease considered to be very serious. The numbers are taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for...

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27
Aug
2013
Lyme In 80+ Countries Worldwide Print E-mail

The LDA is concerned not only with the nationwide spread of Lyme disease but also the spread worldwide. LDA has scoured the internet for material related to Lyme throughout the world─peer review literature, official confirmation, researcher/doctor information...

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24
Jan
2013
2011 Reported Lyme Cases - Top 10 States Print E-mail

The LDA has used CDC total reported Lyme case numbers (includes "confirmed" and "probable") to create a pie graph of the 10 states in the US with the highest case numbers for 2011.

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26
Jan
2013
2011 Lyme Incidence - Top 15 States Print E-mail

The LDA has used CDC total reported Lyme disease incidence by state (includes "confirmed" cases only) to create a pie graph of the 15 states in the US with the highest incidence rate for Lyme disease in 2011.

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