CDC Introduces Tickborne Diseases App for iOS and Android devices

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the release of the Tickborne Diseases of the United States app at: http://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/MobileFramework/tickborne-diseases.html

This app provides a quick reference for doctors and other health care providers who may diagnose and treat tickborne diseases, including information to help:

  • Identify ticks and the pathogens that each species can transmit
  • Determine which tickborne diseases are most common in your area
  • Identify signs and symptoms of tickborne diseases and order the appropriate lab tests
  • Properly treat the most common tickborne diseases

The app is an electronic companion to Tickborne Diseases of the United States: A Reference Manual for Health Care Providers, available as a pdf at: http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/resources/tickbornediseases.pdf   

App content updates automatically when your device is connected to a network, so you're always up-to-date. In addition, you can personalize the app with features like highlighting, annotations, and bookmarks.

Tickborne Diseases on iPad