In this case report, authors describe a human fatality associated with an acute tick-borne infection, human granulocytic anaplasmosis caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum. This case occurred in a resident […]
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This page contains articles the LDA wrote/compiled at the time on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights, 2012 Lyme Disease Hearing. Very […]
From LDA President Pat Smith’s Blog: The Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, & Human Rights held a hearing 2pm, on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in 2172 Rayburn HOB in Washington, DC, Global Challenges in Diagnosing and Managing Lyme Disease – Closing Knowledge Gaps. US Rep. Christopher H. Smith (NJ) chaired the hearing. The hearing was webcast and available live via the Committee website.
In a letter to the Editor of the American Journal of Medicine, Elizabeth Maloney, MD responds to the new guidelines for erythema migrans (EM) rash. She writes: “If the primary […]
Lyme in Prosthetic Joint Infections/Status of Lyme Disease/New Class of ABX/Gram-Negative TBD/Teasel/Pfizer Infant & Toddler COVID Vax/Lyme Vax Candidate/Seresto/Opossums/Dilution Host/W. Blacklegged
This article summarizes a review of literature regarding reported cases of prosthetic joint infections (PJI) caused by Lyme in knee replacements. The goal of the review was to initiate the development of a treatment strategy for these infections.
In this article published in FEMS Microbiology Reviews, researchers provide an overview of the current and future perspectives for diagnosis of several species of difficult to detect Gram-negative bacteria. Investigators […]
Parasitology Research has published research findings on the effectiveness of the Seresto® (imidacloprid 10% + flumethrin 4.5%) dog collar in preventing transmission of both Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Effectiveness of the […]
The American Society for Microbiology published a new article in which researchers performed a network meta-analysis (NMA) to assess safety and efficacy of antibiotics to treat Lyme disease. Studies in […]