Lyme Disease

Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borelliosis) is an infection caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi that is transmitted to humans by bites from ticks infected with the bacteria.

Lyme disease in Ireland, 2017

12 The number of Lyme disease notifications in 2017
0.3 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2017

Last updated: 21 January 2019