Lyme disease cases 2010-2016: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02076
Date received: 12 September 2017
Date responded: 28 September 2017

Information requested

  • Number of cases of Lyme disease in 2016 in Scotland (confirmed by laboratory testing).
  • Lyme disease occurrence from 2010-2016, preferably with individual figures for different counties (i.e. Perthshire, Aberdeenshire, etc).


I enclose a copy of the information you requested, where the information has been broken down by geographical area (NHS board of residence).

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