Factsheet on Lyme borreliosis, for healthcare professionals

1 Jan 2015

The factsheet provides concise key information on Lyme borreliosis for medical purposes. They are appropriate for use in both endemic as well as non-endemic member states, as healthcare professionals in non-endemic countries may meet patients who have been infected while travelling abroad (imported cases). The factsheets contain vital information related to diagnosis and treatment of patients who present with symptoms. (Adaptable templates available)


The material herein is provided in a format for easy adaptation. See our Legal notice

How to adapt the material? 

The material can be adapted according to your language, cultural specificities and campaign focus. The files are provided in:

  • PDF flattened format for easy reproduction: this format can be used  to view the material and for printing purposes
  • Adobe InDesign format for professional use (Zip file): this format can be used to modify the layout and/or the text
  • Word files: this format can be used to facilitate translation in your language  

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Communication toolkit on tick-borne diseases and preventive measures

Communication toolkit -

This toolkit aims to assist EU Member States in devising communication activities to raise awareness about the health threats related to ticks, as well as promoting preventive measures to reduce the risk of developing tick-borne diseases. The toolkit targets children, travellers, the general public, and health practitioners.

Factsheets on tick-borne diseases