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The Contagion® Lyme Disease specialty page provides Lyme disease-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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CDC Shares Risks Associated with Long-Term Antibiotic Therapy for Chronic Lyme Disease
Although treatment for chronic Lyme has provided some patients with relief of their symptoms, it may also expose them to complications related to the prescribed modalities.
Will Pennsylvania Proposal Sanction Improper Treatment of Lyme Disease?
Amesh A. Adalja, MD, FIDSA argues that a bill being considered in the Pennsylvania state legislature will ultimately result in increased antibiotic resistance and will set back the clock for finding appropriate treatments for Lyme disease.
CDC Provides Updates on Lyme Disease Diagnostics
In a recent webinar, CDC officers discussed challenges in diagnosing Lyme disease, and options to improve diagnostic rates.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for May 2017
May's top articles included news on HIV, Lyme disease, updates to nosocomial pneumonia guidelines, and more.
Risk of Tick-Borne Disease May Be "Drastically Underestimated" in Western US
Through the use of citizen science, researchers were able to identify the distribution of ticks and tick-borne diseases in a particularly hyperendemic region of the United States.
<i>Contagion</i>® Interviews Pat Smith to Mark Lyme Disease Awareness Month
In recognition of Lyme disease awareness month, Contagion® interviewed Pat Smith, president of Lyme Disease Association, Inc, to better understand current issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.
Is the Medical Community Behind the Times When It Comes to Treating Lyme?
Lyme Disease Association President, Pat Smith, takes on the major problems surrounding Lyme disease today.
Tick-Borne Diseases Continue to Emerge and Increase in the United States
Experts explore how to develop and deliver effective prevention and treatment methods.
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