Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borreliosis) 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 (neuroborreliosis) in Ireland||2016||2017||2018||2019||2020||2021|
|The number of Lyme disease (neuroborreliosis) notifications||21||12||13||6||15||4|
|The national (neuroborreliosis) notification rate per 100,000 population||0.4||0.3||0.3||0.1||0.3||0.08|
Last updated: 20 April 2022