Tick-Transmitted Disease Information for Health Professionals
- Tickborne Diseases of the United States: A Reference Manual for Health Care Providers (PDF: 5,828 KB/21 pages)
CDC Handbook. Attention: Non-MDH link.
- The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis
Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Attention: Non-MDH link.
- Lyme Disease
Guidelines for Minnesota Clinicians
Lyme Disease Guidelines for Minnesota Clinicians: Epidemiology, Microbiology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.
- A Guide to Tick-Borne
Diseases in Minnesota
A chart showing Disease, Causative Agent, Incubation Period, Classic Clinical Presentation, Recommended Laboratory Tests, and Recommended Treatment.
- Diagnosis and Management of Tick-borne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Ehrlichiosis, and Anaplasmosis- United States (MMWR 2006)
CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: A Practical Guide for Physicians and Other Health-Care and Public Health Professionals. Attention: Non-MDH link.
Disease Statistics and Maps
Statistics and maps for Lyme disease in Minnesota and the United States.
Charts, graphs, and statistics for human anaplasmosis in Minnesota.
- Babesiosis Statistics
Statistics for Babesiosis in Minnesota.
MDH staff also are available to provide clinical consultation regarding diagnosis and treatment all tick-borne diseases. Call 651-201-5414 for a clinical consultation.
- Reporting an Infectious
Healthcare providers are required to report to the Minnesota Department of Health all confirmed or suspected cases of the following:
- Dramatic Increase in Lyme Disease and Other Tick-borne Diseases, 2004
Minnesota Department of Health Disease Control Newsletter (DCN), May/June 2005
- Expansion of the Range of Vector-borne Disease in Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Health, Disease Control Newsletter; This article describes the changing epidemiology of tick-borne diseases in Minnesota.
- Lyme Disease and Human Anaplasmosis in Minnesota, 2003
Minnesota Department of Health, Disease Control Newsletter; This article summarizes decreases in case numbers for both Lyme disease and HA from record levels in 2002 and present relevant updates in tick-borne disease epidemiology.
- Increase in
Tick-Borne Diseases in Minnesota: Lyme Disease and Human Granulocytic
Minnesota Department of Health Disease Control Newsletter (DCN), May, 2003
More for Health Professionals:
- Human Anaplasmosis Information for Health Professionals
Clinical presentation, diagnostic tests and case definitions, treatment, guidelines, and required reporting information.
- Babesiosis Information for Health Professionals
Clinical presentation, supportive laboratory findings, diagnosis, treatment, and required reporting information.
Disease Information for Health Professionals
Guidelines, resources, and other clinical information; and required reporting information.
- Powassan Information for Health Professionals
Clinical presentation, diagnosis and required reporting information.