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Bacteria Erythema Migrans in Northern California!

A 10-year-old boy living in a wooded area of northern California is taken to the emergency room after developing a typical erythema migrans (EM) rash around what appears to be a tick bite, and complaining of severe headache. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Lyme disease caused by B. afzelii and transmitted by the hard-bodied tick Ixodes pacifica
B) Lyme disease caused by B. burgdorferi and transmitted by the hard-bodied tick I. pacifica
C) Lyme disease caused by B. burgdorferi and transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes
D) relapsing fever caused by B. dudonii and transmitted by a soft-body tick of the Ornithodoros species
E) relapsing fever caused by B. recurrentis and transmitted by a body louse (Pediculus humanus)
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yes u are correct it is B ,, it is Lyme disease and as it is in California the case so it will be transferred through Ixodes pacifica
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B) Lyme disease caused by B. burgdorferi and transmitted by the hard-bodied tick I. pacifica

caused by deer tick ioxoides pacifica
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