Racial Differences in the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Children

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Black children with Lyme disease compared with children of other races were less likely to have an erythema migrans lesion diagnosed (adjusted odds ratio, 0.34; 95% confidence interval, .14-.79) but more likely to have a swollen joint (adjusted odds ratio, 3.68; 95% confidence interval, 2.13-6.36) after adjustment for age and local Lyme incidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1129-1131
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 15 2023


  • Lyme disease
  • children
  • racial disparities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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