In this module, you will learn about the pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi.

After completing this topic, you will be able to:

  • Understand the etiology, geographic distribution, reservoirs, and modes of transmission of Lyme disease.
  • Learn to recognize the clinical signs of Lyme disease in veterinary patients and understand important aspects of Lyme disease in humans.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the principles of diagnosing and treating Lyme disease in veterinary patients.
  • Develop and implement strategies for disease prevention among animals and humans.