Lyme hepatitis references **
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Some definitions of Terminology
✓ The secondary stage results from the dissemination of Borrelia during the early latent stage.
✓ The late stage is considered chronic if the duration is more than six months.
✓ ** (double red asterisks) indicates possibility of fatality from the condition
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