Lyme Regis Essays

  • Marry Anning and the Fossil Hunters

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    fossilist the world ever knew' be so obscure that even many paleontologists are not aware of her contribution? She was a woman in a man's England. Mary Anning was born in 1799 to Richard and Mary Anning of Lyme Regis, situated on the southern shores of Great Britain. The cliffs at Lyme Regis were -- and still are -- rich in spectacular fossils from the seas of the Jurassic period. Richard and Mary had as many as ten children, but only two of these children, Mary and Joseph, reached maturity

  • John Fowles

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    John Fowles It's A Boy! Robert and Gladys Richards Fowles give birth to a baby boy on March 31, 1926, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex County, England. The proud parents have high hopes for their son and send him to two prestigious schools, Alleyn Court School (1934-1939) and Bedford School (1939-1944), where he excels in scholarship and sports. After his primary education is complete, the family moves from London to the Devon countryside, to avoid the invasion of troops in World War II. After serving

  • My Pursuit For True Beauty

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    Needless to say, I was stunned and deeply moved by her performance. She was clearly the winner of this competition. And the crowds cheering confirmed what I already knew. She would be our next Miss America 1995. And when Regis Philbin announced her as the next Miss America 1995, I was elated. She was a truly beautiful person. I wanted to be just like her. I wanted to be on that stage for a chance at that crown. So I decided one year to enter the Miss Orem pageant. It

  • Virgo: The Virgin and Perfectionistic

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    sporting Jamie Lee Curtis on his right arm as they were leaving the buffet. Jamie was nursing a toothpick chipped from the finest Southern Pine, leveraging some roughage out of her Hollywood bridge work. Regis Philbin approached to ask her something. But Jamie Lee Curtis could not or would not reply to Regis Philbin's question, which was, “Is that your final Unser?” Remember. You are a Star, even if it is a Fallen-And-Can’t-Get-Up Star.

  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

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    looking forward too and have earned. As my friends and I excitedly plan our excursions, like sightseeing, hiking and swimming in grand lakes I suddenly remember and blurt out; don’t forget to bring bug repellent spray, specifically for ticks—ticks and Lyme disease beware! My friends giggle at my “worry wart” ways, but they take heed to my concern. They know that as a Neurofeedback and Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy specialist, I’ve treated many people living with the disease, including my sister and cousin

  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

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    Kristie Benejan 05/11/2018 Lyme Disease in the United States Part 1: Epidemiological sheet: • Causative Agent: Borrelia burgdorferi (2); spirochete bacteria (5) • Route of Transmission: Via a tick bite: Ixodes scapularis (US and Canada) and Ixodes pacificus (pacific coast) (3)(5) • Population: o United States: 96% of cases found in 14 states mainly located in the North East (including Connecticut, Maryland, Main, Delaware, and others) o International: Found in Asia (China, Korea, Japan) and Europe

  • Diagnosing Lyme Disease

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    TO DIAGNOSE DISEASE (Lyme borreliosis or Lyme disease) Lyme borreliosis or Lyme disease (LD) is the most common tick –borne illness caused by a group of bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi, that are transmitted to humans following a bite from an infected ticks of the lxodes ricinus species complex (Steere et al, 2004) Tick bites often go unnoticed and can remain feeding on one for many days before going off. In United States all of the Lyme disease are caused by B. burgdorferisensu lato. In Europe

  • Essay On Lyme Borreliosis

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    Lyme borreliosis is caused from the bacterial spirochete B. burgdorferi (“A History of Lyme”). It is a zoonotic disease carried by vectors and transmitted biologically (Tortora, Funke, and Case, 410). Lyme borreliosis has diverse symptoms, from a rash to neurological problems (Tortora, Funke, and Case, 651). The recommended treatment is antibiotics, but even with treatment some people still experience post treatment lyme disease syndrome (CDC). It is an Emerging Infectious Disease and is endemic

  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

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    Lyme Disease Won’t Touch You If You Follow These Tips! Summary: Lyme disease is a tick-borne sickness that can affect anyone and you should not make a mistake of thinking that you’re immune of it. However, Lyme disease can be treated if you visit the right doctor on time. Also, follow a few tips and stay safe from Lyme disease. Main Content: The most ideal approach to prevent Lyme disease is to stay away from regions where deer ticks thrive, particularly lush, rugged, wooded regions with long grass

  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

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    Lyme disease is transmitted by ticks and thought to be caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, but scientists have discovered another bacterium, Borrelia mayonii is also causing this disease and the symptoms are far worse than its predecessor. Borrelia Mayonii is carried by the black-legged deer tick, according to the Daily Cardinal. The Daily Cardinal reports that this new form of Lyme disease gives concern to U.S. residents especially those living in the Midwest. So far, only two states

  • Lyme Disease

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    Lyme Disease is the most commonly reported vector borne illness in the United States. In a fifteen year span the annual count of lyme disease increased by 101%, in which 93% of all reported cases came from 10 states in the northeast and Midwest (Bacon, Kugeler & Mean). Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through bitten by infected ticks (CDC data 2013). In the early 1900’s doctors in Europe discovered a disease pattern that created redness and

  • Lyme disease

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    Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States. It was first observed in a cluster of children from Lyme, Connecticut who presented with symptoms of arthritis. The sickness is created by Borrelia burgdorferi, sensu stricto, which was initially recognized in 1982. In spite of the fact that the greater part of cases are accounted for from the northeastern, north focal, and Pacific waterfront districts of the nation, a few hundred cases every year are accounted for from the

  • Tick Investigation

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    saliva glands. This stops the blood clotting making it easy for the blood to flow. The tick also has elasticized skin so that it can expand whilst feeding on blood. The diseases that ticks carry Ticks carry the disease Borrelia, also known as lyme disease. This disease causes relapsing fevers. This disease is passed on because the bacterium migrates from the gut to the salivary glands. So when the mite feeds, the saliva containing the bacterium is passed through to the host. They also

  • Sam Donta Case Summary

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    The patient is a 58-year-old female who tells me she has been having multiple symptoms and worries whether she might be having some tick borne illness or perhaps Bartonella, which she had in 2006. She tells me at that time, she was diagnosed with Lyme, Bartonella, ehrlichiosis, babesiosa. She was treat treated for all four of these. She states she was seeing Dr. Sam Donta in Boston at the time, but apparently he moved to Falmouth, Massachusetts. She has not seen him. I have no records from this

  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

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    Lyme Disease is also known as borreliosis. Borreliosis is an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi (a bacteria). The bacteria that is transmitted is unlike any other organism--it can survive without iron. All other organisms need iron to make protein and enzymes. This causes the body’s immune system to break down and makes the body more susceptible to sickness.This disease is spread by ticks. The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases states, Lyme Disease is the most common

  • Borrelia Burgdorferi: Lyme Disease

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    Lyme disease is a zoonotic disease that is transmitted through the bite of ticks infected with bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi (Pearson, 2015). “Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system” (CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). Borrelia burgdorferi: is a parasite bacteria that requires a host due to its limited metabolic capacity

  • Bridge At Old Lyme Essay

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    1935 and during his lifetime he created a plethora of renowned works. One of his famous works, Bridge at Old Lyme, can be found in the Georgia Museum of Art here in Athens. This beautiful oil on canvas landscape was created in 1908. Although this piece is not very large, it caught my eye as soon as I entered that part of the gallery and I was immediately intrigued. Hassam’s Bridge at Old Lyme is a representational piece of a bridge that expands over a body of water with a male and a dog walking down

  • Cattle Tick

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    Cattle Tick The cattle tick Boophilus microplus is a significant ectoparasite of cattle and a vector for important diseases such as babesiosis and anaplasmosis. Classification SPC List D disease Susceptible species B. microplus is primarily a parasite of cattle. However, heavy infestations can also occur on horses, sheep, deer and water buffalo. Rarely, ticks have been reported on marsupials, goats, dogs, cats and pigs. Where it occurs The cattle tick is widely distributed

  • Lyme Disease

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    mean that only dirty yards have this disease but it is found in every Americans backyard. The disease is called Lyme disease. Now I will be elaborating on the disease. Every disease has a causative agent. This agent is a harmful bacterium that causes the disease. The causative agent for this disease is the bacteria Borrelia burgdoferi. A disease is transmitted in one way or the other. Lyme disease is transmitted through a vector. The vector of the disease is an infected deer tick. The deer tick has

  • Lyme Disease: Borrelia Burgdorferi

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    Lyme disease is a disease cause by the bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi. Animals that live in grassy areas or wood like areas, such as forest, is the common place to find this bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. Borrelia burgdorferi is commonly found on small animals like mice up to animals as big as deer. How this bacterium is transmitted to humans is through a bite by a tick. The specific ticks that are exposed to this disease and transmit it to humans by a single bite are known as Ixodes ticks