Borrelia miyamotoi Disease Statistics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Borrelia miyamotoi Disease Statistics

Human illness due to Borrelia miyamotoi was first identified in 2011 with the first case in Minnesota reported in 2016. Since then, a low number of cases have been reported in Minnesota residents each year.

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Most Borrelia miyamotoi cases report likely exposure to blacklegged ticks in the same east-central, north-central, and southeast Minnesota counties where the risk of Lyme disease is greatest.

Updated Tuesday, 29-Jan-2019 16:43:56 CST