The Medical Detectives - The Foulest and Nastiest Creatures That Be Summary & Analysis

Berton Roueché
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The Foulest and Nastiest Creatures That Be Summary and Analysis

The tick is a common nuisance found throughout the United States. At times, it can contain bacteria that, transferred to humans from a bite, can cause a number of illnesses, to include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, and Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease, specifically, can result in later complications, such as arthritis, meningitis, or Bells' Palsy, if not treated quickly and appropriately. In many cases, the disease is diagnosed when a characteristic rash appears, but this rash is not always present. Such was the case with Priscilla Bowden, resident of Long Island, who developed Bells' Palsy following a rather mild case of Lyme Disease. Quick response and treatment resulted in a gradual but complete recovery. Medical researchers continue to work on some type of immunization to be used in those...

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