Patients hospitalized with Lyme disease have a higher rate of mental disorders and attempted suicide after infection.
Climate change, population shift from urban to suburban areas, and increased population of white-tail deer have contributed to the increasing frequency of tick-borne disease.
Case study shows a patient with headache and neuro-ophthalmic signs, but no rash or joint pain, had contracted Lyme meningitis.
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.