A new peer reviewed article was published in Cureus that evaluated the use of Ivermectin for prophylaxis of COVID 19 in a city-wide study conducted in Itajaí, Brazil. Study results […]
Peer Reviewed Articles
This section contains articles published in peer reviewed literature on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and on COVID 19. Articles are written by experts, and then several other experts in that field will review the article and send back comments/concerns to authors. Articles are sometimes changed/clarified to address the issues that are raised in order to be published. Not all info in peer-reviewed journals is reviewed such as editorials, letters, book reviews.
The LDA is providing the articles in this section for your information. The articles included express the findings and opinions of the authors and are not necessarily those of the the LDA.
A new writing in Science has been published, Nervous System Consequences of COVID 19. In this writing authors discuss an array of symptoms such as frequent headaches, intractable fatigue, sensory […]
Results of a new longitudinal, prospective study by Dr. John Aucott, et al. shows that participants with prior Lyme disease(LD) that was diagnosed and treated early were more likely to […]
This review provides an overview of the factors that influence the distribution and abundance of the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) and the dynamics of tickborne pathogen transmission in the […]
Most southwestern detection of Borrelia burgdorferi pathogen in the midwestern US to date. In a recently published article, researchers present their findings of tick surveillance surveys conducted in summer of 2019. […]
Nature Microbiology recently published an article where researchers identified a sugar that influences cell wall function in Borrelia spirochetes. Authors state that Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria produces glycan chains in the […]