Lyme Disease

About Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Disease

For the most comprehensive information available on Lyme disease, please visit the following web sites:


JDMLF Printable Info Card:

Tick ID Card

Additional Lyme Information

You can also download the following brochures and other excellent information about tick-borne disease.
Tick Management Info
Tick Management Strategies for Property 2012

Tick Encounter Partner Program Partner Page

Special thanks to the organizations who shared this knowledge for the health and safety of all.

Freehold Tick Manual authored by Dr. Terry Schulze

Managing Ticks by Dr. Kirby Stafford

Deer Resistant Plants from Rutgers Cook College
Rutgers Deer Resist Plants

Banfield Veterinary Lyme Handout

Permethrin Uniform Study 2014

“Prevent Tick Bites: Prevent Lyme Disease,” from Rutgers Cook College:

“Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-borne Diseases: The Basics,” 4th Edition from Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.

These files from the Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission are in Adobe’s PDF format, version 4.0 or later. To view them you will need a PDF viewing program, such as Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.

Common Tick Species Information

The brochures Ticks and Lyme Disease and The Assessment and Management of Vector Tick Populations in New Jersey can now be found at:

(click on departments, Mosquito Commission and educational materials)

JDMLF Funded published research

We are proud to announce the publication of the peer reviewed, two year study funded by the “John Fund” concerning the Geographical Distribution and Prevalence of Selected Borrelia, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia Infections in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in New Jersey researched by Terry L. Schulze, Robert A. Jordan, Jeffrey C. White, Vivien E. Roegner, and Sean P. Healy.

See the link below for the full study:

Schulze Amblyomma americanum Study 2011.pdf

The JDMLF would like to announce and share the final report from Dr. Richard Ostfeld from the Cary Institute of his study Landscape Epidemiology of Tick-borne Disease.
Please click on the link below to access the study:

Cary Institute, Dr. Ostfeld Study Final Report 2015


Articles by Dr. Robert Bransfield

The following are a sample of articles by Dr. Robert Bransfield, a Monmouth county psychiatrist who maintains his own web site at

“Lyme, Depression and Suicide”
Lyme, Depression and Suicide

“Lyme Disease and Cognitive Impairments”

“The Psychotropic Management of Late Stage Lyme and Associated Diseases”

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