Related Links to Useful Information on Lyme Disease

  • Related Links to Useful Resources

The following links have been included to provide a broad sampling of resources on tick-borne diseases and Lyme disease to facilitate your on-line research. Please note that misinformation on Lyme disease is common on the internet. Some of the websites listed below may contain information that is partially correct or of questionable origin; however, they may –- at the same time – include information that is both useful and accurate. Please be discriminating in your assessment of these and other websites on Lyme disease.
The inclusion of links to commercial websites does not necessarily indicate our endorsement of the products or services they describe. We offer these links simply as a potential source of information relating to Lyme disease prevention.

Arthritis Web Sites


Government Agencies


Useful Health Related Websites

    • QuackWatch: Lyme Disease Diagnosis and Treatment; an online watchdog for medical misinformation and malpractice. Note: may include links to sites that contain misinformation; check for citations of legitimate sources.
    •; a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.
    •; a comprehensive database featuring information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. The site is dedicated to keeping the public informed about drug recalls, side effects, and pending litigation associated with various drugs and their manufacturers.
    • Medscape Infectious Diseases Home Page; infectious diseases search engine for published research, conference summaries, treatment updates, clinical management modules, practice guidelines, and textbooks. Note: may include links to sites that contain misinformation; check for citations of legitimate sources.

  • MedlinePlus; provides an interactive tutorial in both English and Spanish on Lyme disease.
  • Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; provides information on diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Lyme disease.
  • Board; provides a directory of those board certified physicians who wish to present an elevated Internet presence to the patient community. Physicians who are board certified in Infectious Diseases should know about Lyme disease. If not, they should be able to refer one to a physician who has such expertise. The ALDF does not endorse any of the physicians listed.
  • Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices; Provides the latest information and news on dangerous drugs and medical devices.
  • Medical Malpractice Center




Medical Journals


Medical Societies/Associations


Other Sources of Information

  • European Union Concerted Action on Lyme Borreliosis (EUCALB); provides information on Lyme disease in Europe, the tick life cycle, and tick ecology.
  • Medical Search Engine and UK Family Health Guide-Medic 8; Provides general information on various topics related to health.
  • Sense About Science; Sense About Science is an independent charitable trust promoting good science and evidence in public debates. We do this by promoting respect for evidence and by urging scientists to engage actively with a wide range of groups, particularly when debates are controversial or difficult. We work with scientists to:
    • respond to inaccuracies in public claims about science, medicine, and technology
    • promote the benefits of scientific research to the public
    • help those who need expert help contact scientists about issues of importance
    • brief non-specialists on scientific developments and practices.


Pets/Domestic Animals and Lyme Disease


Tick-Borne Disease Products & Services

  • Lyme Disease Tick Map iPhone Application; Provides information for any location in the continental US on black-legged ticks which cause Lyme disease; instructions show how to remove a tick, determine how long a tick has been attached, and if you should seek medical attention.
  •; an ultra light-weight, chemical-free suit worn under the clothes that deters ticks and insects
  •; a tree, shrub and lawn care company (New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut) that provides quality tick-control services
  • Frontline; offers protection for dogs and cats in the form of sprays and medication