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Cover for Lyme disease: the great controversy.

This chapter addresses some of the key myths associated with the laboratory and clinical diagnosis, symptomatology, lethality, antibiotic treatment and symptom persistence of Lyme disease.

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.; Baker, P.; Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic Lyme disease.

The term 'chronic Lyme disease' is used to describe vastly different patient populations, including patients with objective manifestations of late Lyme disease, patients with post-Lyme disease syndrome, and patients with nonspecific signs and symptoms of unclear cause who were diagnosed based on...

Author(s)
Marques, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The psychology of 'post-Lyme disease syndrome' and 'not Lyme'.

This chapter addresses the psychological aspects of symptom persistence in patients who attribute such symptoms to 'chronic Lyme disease.' The 3 categories of patients with persistent complaints thought to be related to Lyme disease are described: (1) patients with current Lyme disease who may or...

Author(s)
Hassett, A. L.; Sigal, L. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lyme disease in children.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, coinfections, diagnosis, antibiotic treatment, prognosis and prevention of Lyme disease in children. Congenital Lyme disease and fear of Lyme disease are described.

Author(s)
Shapiro, E. D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cardiac involvement.

This book chapter reviews epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment (antibiotic therapy, antiinflammatory medication) and prognosis of Lyme carditis.

Author(s)
Harburger, J. M.; Halperin, J. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Erythema migrans.

This book chapter reviews clinical diagnosis, treatment (antibiotic therapy) and outcome of erythema migrans, the most common objective manifestation of Lyme disease.

Author(s)
Nadelman, R. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lyme borreliosis in the UK and Ireland.

This book chapter reviews the epidemiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of Lyme borreliosis in the UK and Ireland. Controversies associated with the definition, diagnosis and management of chronic Lyme disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
O'Connell, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antibiotic therapy for infection caused by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia burgdorferi</i> sensu lato.

This book chapter discusses the following topics: antibiotic susceptibility of B. burgdorferi; prevention and treatment of B.. burgdorferi infection; treatment duration; B. burgdorferi sensu lato (Bbsl) arthritis; coinfection; post-treatment persistent subjective symptoms; guidelines for diagnosis, ...

Author(s)
Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter