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Center for Wilderness Safety Offering New Budget-Friendly Service to Test Deer Ticks for Lyme Disease Loudoun County, VA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 While some
Study Offers Insights Into Metabolic Activity of Borrelia burgdorferi and May Lead to First Targeted Therapy for Lyme Disease PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Feb.
LymeDisease.org, a leading national patient advocacy nonprofit, has endorsed new Lyme disease guidelines published by ILADS.
It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance.
In a first-of-its-kind study for Lyme disease, researchers have used live, disease-free ticks to see if Lyme disease bacteria can be detected in people who continue to experience symptoms such as fatigue or arthritis after completing antibiotic therapy.
Experts say this year’s tick season could be worse than ever.
They come out in the spring, and each year they spread further – the ticks.
New research shows that polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for Borrelia burgdorferi DNAâ€”the spirochetal bacteria transmitted by deer ticksâ€”in joint fluid may confirm the diagnosis of Lyme arthritis, but is not a reliable indicator for active joint infection in patients whose arthritis persists after antibiotic therapy.
Lyme disease is no laughing matter.
The lawyer for the 27-year-old man accused of shooting an Illinois pastor during his sermon on Sunday, says his client suffers from a mental condition linked to Lyme disease, but many experts say that excuse doesnâ€™t hold up.
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