GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Lyme Disease Survival Rates Statistics

The overall survival rate for Lyme disease is high, with most patients recovering fully with prompt and appropriate treatment.

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"Less than 1% of ticks in areas where Lyme disease is prevalent are actually infected with the bacteria causing it."

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"Approximately 476,000 people may contract Lyme disease each year according to insurance claim records between 2010-2018."

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"Only about 30%-40% of patients with Lyme disease will get the classic bullseye rash."

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"96% of Lyme disease cases were reported from 14 states in the U.S in 2019."

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"There were 33,666 confirmed and 8,881 probable cases of Lyme disease reported to the CDC in 2018."

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"Children are the most at risk of contracting Lyme disease."

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"Only 42% of patients with Lyme disease recall a tick bite."

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"Lyme disease has been reported in all 50 U.S. states and in 80+ countries."

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"Lyme disease appears to be on the rise, with reported cases having tripled in the U.S since late 1990s."

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"Only about half of people with Lyme disease test positive with the current diagnostic tests."

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"Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the U.S."

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"Untreated Lyme disease infection can spread to the nervous system, the heart, and the joints."

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"Late stage Lyme disease can result in chronic arthritis, encephalopathy or cognitive difficulties."

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"Lyme disease can lead to long-term complications like heart rhythm irregularities in 10% of people."

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"Some patients with Lyme disease may experience post-treatment symptoms that can last 6 months or longer, also known as Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS)."

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"The overall fatality rate for Lyme disease is extremely low and is estimated to be at 0.3 per 100,000."

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"A late diagnosis of Lyme disease could cost a patient over $20,000 annually in medical expenses."

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"The current standard of care, 2-4 weeks of antibiotics, fails to prevent chronic illness in up to 20% of patients."

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"In a study, 61% of 3,545 patients were found to be suffering from severe fatigue six months after treatment for Lyme disease."

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