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    • A Systematic Review of Borrelia burgdorferi Morphologic Variants Does Not Support a Role in Chronic Lyme Disease 

      Lantos, Paul; Auwaerter, PG; Wormser, GP (Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2013-12-12)
      Background. Much of the controversy that surrounds Lyme disease pertains to whether it produces prolonged, treatment-refractory infection, usually referred to as chronic Lyme disease. Some have proposed that round morphologic ...
    • Geographic expansion of Lyme disease in Michigan, 2000-2014 

      Auwaerter, PG; Foster, E; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Hickling, G; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; Ruffin, Felicia; ... (8 authors) (Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2017-01-01)
      © The Author 2017.Background. Most Lyme disease cases in the Midwestern United States are reported in Minnesota and Wisconsin. In recent years, however, a widening geographic extent of Lyme disease has been noted with evidence ...
    • Geographic Expansion of Lyme Disease in the Southeastern United States, 2000-2014. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Brinkerhoff, RJ; Broyhill, J; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Gaines, DN; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; ... (11 authors) (Open Forum Infect Dis, 2015-12)
      Background.  The majority of Lyme disease cases in the United States are acquired on the east coast between northern Virginia and New England. In recent years the geographic extent of Lyme disease has been expanding, raising ...
    • Lyme disease: authentic imitator or wishful imitation? 

      Melia, MT; Lantos, Paul; Auwaerter, PG (JAMA Neurol, 2014-10)
    • Poor Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Disease Serologic Testing in an Area of Low Disease Incidence. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Boggan, Joel; Branda, JA; Chudgar, Saumil; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Lantos, Paul; Nigrovic, LE; ... (9 authors) (Clin Infect Dis, 2015-11-01)
      BACKGROUND: Lyme disease is diagnosed by 2-tiered serologic testing in patients with a compatible clinical illness, but the significance of positive test results in low-prevalence regions has not been investigated. METHODS: ...
    • Unorthodox alternative therapies marketed to treat Lyme disease. 

      Auwaerter, PG; Baker, PJ; Halperin, JJ; Lantos, Paul; McSweegan, E; Shapiro, Eugene D; Wormser, GP (Clin Infect Dis, 2015-06-15)
      BACKGROUND: Some patients with medically unexplained symptoms or alternative medical diagnoses suspect that they chronically suffer from the tick-borne infection Lyme disease. These patients are commonly targeted by providers ...