The Children's North Outpatient Center Lyme Disease clinic, located in Wexford, staffed by faculty and advanced practice providers with expertise in treatment of Lyme disease and post-infectious symptoms. Lyme disease is an infection which children get from the bite of an infected tick. The bacteria that cause Lyme disease, called Borrelia burgdorferi, can infect many different mammals, including humans.
There are a number of websites with accurate and helpful information about Lyme Disease.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains a large collection of useful articles for parents and providers
- The Pennsylvania Department of Health provides advice and state statistics on Lyme disease
- The Infectious Diseases Society of America provides useful videos and fact sheets about Lyme disease