Lyme disease (LD) is an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of bacterium called a spirochete (pronounced spy-ro-keet) that is carried by deer ticks. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center is now closed for the 2015 season.
Anyone experiencing post-season symptoms should call the Infectious Disease Service at (914) 493-TICK (8425)
Background and Mission Statement:
Established in 1989, the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center is staffed by experienced physicians and nurses with special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of persons 18 years and older with:
- Tick bites
- Early/Acute Lyme disease
- Anaplasmosis (Ehrlichiosis)
- Deer Tick Virus (Powassan)
The Center also provides tick identification services with consideration for preventive antibiotic treatment.
19 Bradhurst Ave.
Suite 1400 S
Hawthorne, NY 10532
2015 Clinic Hours
The Lyme Disease Diagnostic Clinic is now closed for the 2015 season
Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center Information:
(914) 493-TICK (8425)
We will call back M-F during business hours
Patients with long standing symptoms:
Pediatric Infectious Disease ( under 18):