The Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Academy of Neurology, and American College of Rheumatology provided new clinical practice guidelines for Lyme disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
In order to investigate the risk of psychiatric disease, the percentage of psychiatric hospital inpatient and outpatient contacts, and the receipt of prescribed psychiatric medications among patients in Denmark with Lyme neuroborreliosis was compared with individuals in a matched comparison cohort.
Researchers reviewed the recently released Lyme disease guidelines and addressed their appropriate inclusion of and association with psychiatric illnesses.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American College of Rheumatology have released a draft of their joint clinical practice guidelines for the management of Lyme disease.
The incidence of Lyme disease increased from 2001 to 2012 in the United Kingdom, with an estimated incidence rate of 12.1 per 100,000 individuals per year.
The Zeus Borrelia MTTT algorithm replaces second-tiered immunoblotting with a second tier ELISA test.
Second-line intra-articular glucocorticoid injection appears to be an effective and safe second-line strategy for persistent Lyme arthritis in children.
Researchers found the distance between urban parks best explained whether I scapularis ticks were present and that flow centrality of parks had the largest positive effect on the density and infection prevalence.
Lyme disease is difficult to diagnose accurately. We explore 3 conditions clinicians might mistake for the tick-borne illness.
Myths about lyme disease may present a barrier to prompt diagnosis and treatment. As a clinician, you may encounter these 6 misconceptions.