At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making tick-borne disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.
Relaunch of Nationwide Free Tick Testing
This program relaunch will include a test for Bartonella, a disease-causing pathogen carried by ticks. Based on the success of the Free Tick Testing Citizen Science program, we have significantly increased funding for the 2019 nationwide collection effort, adding an automated submission process and increased research support. Researchers anticipate this citizen-science program will enable the organization to unearth further discoveries. Learn more.
Our Summer ’19 Newsletter is Here
Subscribe to our Newsletter and keep up to date on new developments in Lyme research and clinical treatment of Lyme disease. In this issue, you’ll find information about:
• Tick-borne CME Conference
• Nationwide Free Tick Testing
• ELA Award Winners
• Latest Events
• Latest News
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Leveraging innovative technologies from other fields of medicine to fuel new breakthroughs in Lyme and tick ecology, diagnostics, and treatments
Ensuring that dollars granted go to the projects with the greatest potential impact and results deliver on promises
Thanks to the generous support of a private donor, 100% of funds raised go directly to research and prevention programs
Providing tools and resources to help connect the innovators in the field and speed solutions to market
Ensuring accurate and reliable information is available to the public through digital, print, and social media, and community programs. Learn more.
Reported Cases of Lyme Disease
There are over 329,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the US every year and it has been reported in 49 of 50 states and 65 countries worldwide. It is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the US.Learn more about this infectious disease