Browsing by Subject "Lyme disease"

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  • Lantos, Paul; Wormser, GP (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, ...
  • Lantos, Paul (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, ...
  • Lantos, PM; Nigrovic, LE; Auwaerter, PG; Fowler, VG; Ruffin, F; Brinkerhoff, RJ; Reber, J; Williams, C; Broyhill, J; Pan, WK; Gaines, DN (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 ...
  • Shelus, Victoria (2012-04-25)
    Each year, 2-3 million visitors walk a portion of the Appalachian Trail, engaged in outdoor activities where exposure to ticks is likely. While the trail passes through the states with the greatest number of cases of Lyme ...
  • Lantos, Paul; Shapiro, ED; Auwaerter, PG; Baker, PJ; Halperin, JJ; McSweegan, E; Wormser, GP (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 ...