ARCHIVED – Lyme Disease in Canada: An Update on the Epidemiology

Publication Summary

The purpose of this Purple paper is fourfold:

  1. to review the current epidemiology of Lyme disease in Canada,
  2. to summarize the vector ecology of Lyme disease and how this informs surveillance,
  3. to discuss projections of the spread of Lyme disease, and
  4. to identify other tick-borne diseases in Canada and describe their co-occurrence with B. burgdorferi.

This Purple Paper has a companion document which outlines the diagnostic pathway for Lyme disease.