Lyme by the Numbers

Based on existing studies*, the costs associated with Lyme over a 5 year period is $6.5 billion, not including any patient out-of pocket costs.

Facts & Statistics Most People Do Not Know

 

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*Approximately 36% of Lyme diagnosed patients incur chronic Lyme disease following initial treatment. (Aucott, et al)

*The incremental cost of Lyme patients vs non-Lyme diagnosed is $2,968 and the incremental cost of chronic Lyme disease vs. non-chronic Lyme disease is $3,798. (Adrian, et al)

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