Scientific Reports, (Szewczyk-Dąbrowska, A., et al.), published “Correlation between COVID-19 severity and previous exposure of patients to Borrelia spp.” on September 24, 2022. Researchers found an association between the severity […]
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Current Problems in Cardiology,(Wang, C., et al.), published “Long-term Outcomes in Treated Lyme Carditis” in *October 2022. Authors provide results of an observational study of post treatment outcomes for 7 […]
Bethany Cucka, BS, et al., published, “Spotting the target: clinical clues in the diagnosis of disseminated Lyme disease in pregnancy,” in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on March 18, 2022. The study illustrates the patient case of a 33-year-old woman who was pregnant with her second child and, at 33 weeks’ gestation, presented with ten days of bifrontal headache despite treatment, two days of pruritic body rash, and mild transaminitis.
Meghan Leber, et al., published a study in Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases that examined the theory that B. burgdorferi sensu stricto was already present in populations of Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse) in western Virginia and North Carolina before the relatively recent emergence of Lyme disease in this region of the U.S.
In late June, PA State Senate passed Michele Brooks (PA-50) legislation regarding ticks and the diseases they transmit, such as Lyme. According to Brooks, “Senate Bill 1188 seeks to combat […]
Yang Dong, et al. reported on the results of a study that was designed to estimate seroprevalence and sociodemographic characteristics
of Borrelia Burgdorferi Sensu Lato (Bb) in human populations, globally. The results, published in BMJ Global Health, consist of the systematic review and meta-analysis of numerous relevant studies culled from PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and other sources.