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Friday, October 24, 2014
Lyme disease from deer meat
Is it possible for lyme disease to be contracted from eating meat from a deer which has been infected with lyme disease?
Lyme Disease is usually transmitted by ticks associated with deer, not the meat of the deer.
Gary Roselle, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati