The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced its new application, “Tickborne Diseases of the United States”, a companion to the printed manual, Tickborne Diseases of the United States: A Reference Guide for Health Care Providers.
The app is a quick reference for doctors and other health care providers who may diagnose and treat tickborne diseases. It includes the following features: Tick identification with vivid photos and illustrations, summarized information about signs and symptoms of the most common tickborne diseases, information about diagnostic tests and supporting lab tests, treatment table summaries, live links to additional journal articles and resources and prevention and prophylaxis recommendations.
For Apple products, the app requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. For Android it requires version 2.2 and up.