Additional Resources for Lyme Disease
ClinicalTrials.gov Studies of Lyme disease / “Borrelia Infections”
Treatment and Testing
Notice to readers: Caution regarding testing for Lyme disease. MMWR, February 11, 2005/54(05);125.
Notice to Readers Recommendations for Test Performance and Interpretation from the Second National Conference on Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease. MMWR, August 11, 1995 44(31);590-591.
Practice guidelines for the treatment of Lyme disease. Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2006;43:1089-1134.
Treatment of Lyme disease [PDF - 3 pages]. The Medical Letter, Inc. Volume 47 (Issue 1209) May 23, 2005. (Article reproduced with special permission of The Medical Letter.)
Johnson, B.J. "Chapter 4: Laboratory Diagnostic Testing for Borrelia burgdorferi Infection" in Lyme Disease: An Evidence-based Approach, J.J. Halperin, Ed. (CAB International, 2011). Complete Article Reproduced with Permission [PDF - 16 pages].
Walsh CA, Mayer EW, Baxi LV. Treatment of Lyme disease. (Abstract) Lyme disease in pregnancy: case report and review of the literature. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2007 Jan;62(1):41-50.
Prevention of Lyme disease. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Infectious Diseases. Pediatrics. 2000 Jan;105(1 Pt 1):142-7.
How can we prevent Lyme disease? Edward B. Hayes, M.D., and Joseph Piesman, D.Sc. (Access granted courtesy of New England Journal of Medicine.)
Tick management handbook: An integrated guide for homeowners, pest control operators, and public health officials for the prevention of tick-associated diseases [PDF - 84 pages]. From Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven CT.
Transmission and Ecology
The emergence of Lyme disease. Steere AC, Coburn J, Glickstein L. J Clin Invest. 2004 Apr 15; 113(8): 1093-1101.
Coinfections acquired from ixodes ticks. Swanson SJ, Neitzel D, Reed KD, Belongia EA. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2006 Oct;19(4):708-27.