Diagnostic and surveillance limitations and lack of treatment options, vaccines hamper efforts.
Health professionals from many disciplines need to be able to recognize the clinical presentations, essential diagnostic tests, and treatment approach of Lyme neuroborreliosis.
Ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have been identified in dozens of places across the United States where the pests had never previously been recorded.
Accurate and rapid diagnostics methods are needed to inform initial clinical decision making for patients with hip monoarthritis.
Vector-borne diseases represent an increasing problem in the United States, with a more than 2-fold increase in the number of annual reports from 2004 to 2016.
A middle-aged man presents to the emergency department with a complete heart block, dizziness, fatigue and a recent syncopal episode after camping.
Prompt diagnosis of tick-borne diseases is essential but testing methods have been imprecise. Learn about some recent testing advances for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.
New research may explain why many patients report lingering symptoms after receiving antibiotic therapy for the treatment of Lyme disease.
Clinician suspicion shows limited accuracy in evaluating Lyme disease.
Without proactive measures and response, the changing climate is projected to continue to adversely affect the global incidence and distribution of infectious diseases and cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.
Diagnosing Lyme disease can be difficult because symptoms vary from one person to another and can resemble symptoms of other infectious diseases spread by ticks.
According to a national poll, few Americans are aware of the upswing in the tick population this summer.
The FDA has given Fast Track designation to Valneva's Lyme disease vaccine candidate.
Children are among the most susceptible to Lyme disease, and in many, joint inflammation may be the first symptom.
The phase I trial of VLA15-101 is being conducted at 1 site in the US and 1 in Belgium.
A spectrum of new-onset systemic autoimmune joint disorders may develop after Lyme disease diagnosis and antibiotic treatment.
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