How Many Strains of Lyme are There?

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According to ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society)

* There are 5 subspecies of Borrelia Burgdorferi
* In the US there are over 100 strains.
* Worldwide there are over 300.

See more statistics at: Quick Facts about Lyme DIsease

Here is a great chart of species of Borrelia from different countries.
Lyme History and Borrelia Species

Christian Perronne, writing in "Frontiers" http://journal.frontiersin.org/.../fcimb.2014.00074/full Article title = "Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases: global challenges in the context of a public health threat"
Photo Credit: Christian Perronne, writing in “Frontiers”
http://journal.frontiersin.org/…/fcimb.2014.00074/full
Article title =
“Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases: global challenges in the context of a public health threat”
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