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A rash similar to the rash of Lyme disease has been described in humans following bites of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum. The rash may be accompanied by fatigue, fever, headache, muscle and joint pains. This condition has been named southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI). The cause of STARI is not known.

Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI)

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Geographic Distribution

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STARI or Lyme Disease?

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