Lyme disease: Lyme disease is the most common of the tick-borne diseases. In 2014 the Maine CDC reported 1,395 confirmed cases in the state, this represents a state case rate of 105.3 cases per 100,000 persons. By 2017 this number increased by 28 percent.
(Pictured above is the United States, Maine is highlighted in red indicating the forecasted prevalence of Lyme is 10-100%)
Anaplasmosis: In 2014, 191 cases of anaplasmosis were reported in Maine. This is a growing veterinary problem as well, dogs develop fever, joint pains, and lack of appetite, and ataxia are seen in horses. This is increasing and is continuing to spread throughout Maine.
(Pictured above is a map of the United States, Maine is highlighted in red indicated the forecasted prevalence of Anaplasmosis is 10-100%)
Babesiosis: This is a fairly common disease along southern New England and on Long Island for decades, It is now showing up in Maine. In 2014 42 cases were reported within the state.
(Pictured above is an informative sheet about Babesiosis)