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    • Chronic coinfections in patients diagnosed with chronic lyme disease: a systematic review. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Wormser, Gary P (Am J Med, 2014-11)
      PURPOSE: Often, the controversial diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease is given to patients with prolonged, medically unexplained physical symptoms. Many such patients also are treated for chronic coinfections with Babesia, ...
    • Chronic Lyme disease. 

      Lantos, Paul M (Infect Dis Clin North Am, 2015-06)
      Chronic Lyme disease is a poorly defined diagnosis that is usually given to patients with prolonged, unexplained symptoms or with alternative medical diagnoses. Data do not support the proposition that chronic, ...
    • Chronic Lyme disease: the controversies and the science. 

      Lantos, Paul M (Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther, 2011-07)
      The diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease has been embroiled in controversy for many years. This is exacerbated by the lack of a clinical or microbiologic definition, and the commonality of chronic symptoms in the general population. ...
    • Final report of the Lyme disease review panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Charini, William A; Medoff, Gerald; Moro, Manuel H; Mushatt, David M; Parsonnet, Jeffrey; Sanders, John W; ... (8 authors) (Clin Infect Dis, 2010-07-01)
      In April 2008, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) entered into an agreement with Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal to voluntarily undertake a special review of its 2006 Lyme disease guidelines. ...
    • Lyme Disease Serology. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Auwaerter, Paul G; Nelson, Christina A (JAMA, 2016-04-26)
    • Lyme disease: authentic imitator or wishful imitation? 

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

      Lantos, PM; Branda, JA; Boggan, JC; Chudgar, SM; Wilson, EA; Ruffin, F; Fowler, VG; ... (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: ...
    • The Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Elisa for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Children. 

      Lipsett, Susan C; Pollock, Nira R; Branda, John A; Gordon, Caroline D; Gordon, Catherine R; Lantos, Paul M; Nigrovic, Lise E (Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2015-11)
      By using a Lyme enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), we demonstrated that high ELISA index values are strongly predictive of Lyme disease. In children with clinical presentations consistent with Lyme disease, ELISA ...
    • Unorthodox alternative therapies marketed to treat Lyme disease. 

      Lantos, Paul M; Shapiro, Eugene D; Auwaerter, Paul G; Baker, Phillip J; Halperin, John J; McSweegan, Edward; Wormser, Gary P (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 ...