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Research & Reviews  3,273 results

Pediatric decision limits for serologic screening of lyme disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2021.02.005
Clinical Biochemistry; Lopez-Nunez O, Srivastava P et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease (LD) relies on a two-tier protocol. We have observed disproportionate equivocal serologies in children requiring reflex western blot (WB) using manufacturer-provided ranges based on adult studies. We aimed to d...

DksA-dependent regulation of RpoS contributes to Borrelia burgdorferi tick-borne transm...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009072
PLoS Pathogens; Boyle WK, Richards CL et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Throughout its enzootic cycle, the Lyme disease spirochete Borreliella (Borrelia) burgdorferi, senses and responds to changes in its environment using a small repertoire of transcription factors that coordinate the expression of genes required for...

Doxycycline-induced idiopathic intracranial hypertension in a patient with Lyme disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000731504.17394.29
JAAPA : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physi... Campetti D, Kelly A et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Doxycycline is widely used to treat early and disseminated Lyme disease. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri, is a rare but serious adverse reaction to this medication. This article reviews the pathophysio...

Control of ixodid ticks and prevention of tick-borne diseases in the United States: The...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2021.101649
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases; Eisen L

Feb 7th, 2021 - In the United States, exposure to human-biting ixodid ticks can occur while spending time on residential properties or in neighborhood green spaces as well as during recreational or occupational activities on public lands. Human-biting tick specie...

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Practices for Lyme Disease by Clinicians, United S...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0033354920973235
Public Health Reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974); Beck AR, Marx GE et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Although tick-borne diseases account for a large number of health care visits in the United States, clinical practices for tick bite and Lyme disease treatment and prevention are not well understood. The objective of this study was to better under...

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Guidelines  19 results

Committee Opinion No. 399: Management of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease During Pregnancy: ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2020.01.001
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Smith GN, Moore KM et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Lyme disease is an emerging infection in Canada caused by the bacterium belonging to the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex, which is transmitted via the bite of an infected blacklegged tick. Populations of blacklegged ticks continue ...

Opinion du comité No 399 : Prise en charge des morsures de tiques et de la maladie de L...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2020.02.110
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Smith GN, Moore KM et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Opinion du comité No 399 : Prise en charge des morsures de tiques et de la maladie de Lyme pendant la grossesse: (In English: Management of Tick Bites and Lyme Disease During Pregnancy).|2020|Smith GN,Moore KM,Hatchette TF,Nicholson J,Bowie W,|

IDSA/AAN/ACR Draft Lyme Disease Guidelines
https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/Lyme-Disease-Guideline-Public-Comments/

Jun 26th, 2019 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American College of Rheumatology (ACR) are now accepting comments on the “2019 Draft Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease...

DEET | US EPA
https://www.epa.gov/insect-repellents/deet

May 8th, 2019 - Safety Review of DEET (chemical name, N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the active ingredient in many repellent products. It is widely used to repel biting pests such as mosquitoes and ticks. Every year, an estimated one-third of the U.S. population ...

Guidance for Clinicians: Recommendations for Patients after a Tick Bite
https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/resources/FS-Guidance-for-Clinicians-Patients-after-TickBite-508.pdf

Apr 30th, 2019 - Antimicrobial prophylaxis for the prevention of Lyme disease (Table 1) following tick bite may be beneficial in certain circumstances. A single dose of doxycycline can lower the risk of Lyme disease when: The tick bite occurred in a state where Ly...

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Drugs  55 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,737 results

Fast Five Quiz: Lyme Disease Practice Essentials
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945708

Feb 24th, 2021 - Lyme disease is a multisystem illness usually transmitted to humans via tick bites. Symptoms often include a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans, as well as headache, fever, and fatigue. Although rarely fatal, if not properly treated,...

Pediatric decision limits for serologic screening of lyme disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2021.02.005
Clinical Biochemistry; Lopez-Nunez O, Srivastava P et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease (LD) relies on a two-tier protocol. We have observed disproportionate equivocal serologies in children requiring reflex western blot (WB) using manufacturer-provided ranges based on adult studies. We aimed to d...

DksA-dependent regulation of RpoS contributes to Borrelia burgdorferi tick-borne transm...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009072
PLoS Pathogens; Boyle WK, Richards CL et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Throughout its enzootic cycle, the Lyme disease spirochete Borreliella (Borrelia) burgdorferi, senses and responds to changes in its environment using a small repertoire of transcription factors that coordinate the expression of genes required for...

Doxycycline-induced idiopathic intracranial hypertension in a patient with Lyme disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000731504.17394.29
JAAPA : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physi... Campetti D, Kelly A et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Doxycycline is widely used to treat early and disseminated Lyme disease. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri, is a rare but serious adverse reaction to this medication. This article reviews the pathophysio...

Control of ixodid ticks and prevention of tick-borne diseases in the United States: The...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2021.101649
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases; Eisen L

Feb 7th, 2021 - In the United States, exposure to human-biting ixodid ticks can occur while spending time on residential properties or in neighborhood green spaces as well as during recreational or occupational activities on public lands. Human-biting tick specie...

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News  477 results

Fast Five Quiz: Lyme Disease Practice Essentials
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945708

Feb 24th, 2021 - Lyme disease is a multisystem illness usually transmitted to humans via tick bites. Symptoms often include a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans, as well as headache, fever, and fatigue. Although rarely fatal, if not properly treated,...

Joint Guidelines Favor Antibody Testing for Lyme Disease Manifestations
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942324

Dec 8th, 2020 - New clinical practice guidelines on Lyme disease place a strong emphasis on antibody testing to assess for rheumatologic and neurologic syndromes. "Diagnostically, we recommend testing via antibodies, and an index of antibodies in cerebrospinal fl...

Pandemic Puts All Eyes on Public Health
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/941275

Nov 18th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Public health — the science of protecting and improving the health of a population — includes everything from setting pollution limits to urging w...

Infectious Disease Is an Increasing Threat From Climate Change
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940919

Nov 11th, 2020 - "I would argue that the most important reason to care about climate change is because of our children," Saul Hymes, MD, said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, held virtually this year. "Being able to point out to people ...

Late-Stage Lyme Disease and Psychiatric Illness: Final Verdict?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939283

Oct 15th, 2020 - Lyme neuroborreliosis (LN), a late-stage manifestation of Lyme disease, is not associated with an increased risk of developing serious psychiatric illness, results of a large, population-based study suggest. Nevertheless, a higher percentage of pa...

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Patient Education  35 results see all →