Lyme Disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia type, spread by a bite from an infected tick.
A disease once only thought to affect the Highlands of Scotland, is now a nationwide issue with Public Health England estimating that there are 2,000 – 3,000 new cases of Lyme Disease each year in England and Wales.
With presence of Lyme Disease continuing to grow in the UK, Pyramid Travel Products have launched the Lyme Disease Test Kit. This test kit aims to help General Practitioners diagnose the disease early if the patient receives a positive test result, as early diagnosis is vital for treatment to be effective. More information about Lyme Disease, its signs and symptoms and the referral pathway can be found below:
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