Jenny Hyde, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

B.S., Microbiology, Texas A&M University (2000)
Ph.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center (2005)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Texas A&M Health Science Center (2005-2010)

Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochetal bacterium that causes Lyme disease, is the most common tick-borne infection in the United States with over 35,198 cases reported in 2008.  This value represented a 28% and 77% increase in incidence in the previous two years of reporting, respectively, indicating that Lyme borreliosis is a re-emerging disease.  Early on, the infection is characterized by a skin lesion known as erythema migrans and a non-descript flu-like illness.

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Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology

473 Reynolds Medical Bldg
College Station
TX   77843-1114
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