First Lyme Disease Patients in US Were Misdiagnosed with Rheumatic Fever
SEP 14, 2017 | CONTAGION® EDITORIAL STAFF
Silvio Pitlik, MD, visiting scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, explains how the first Lyme disease patients, from Lyme, Connecticut were originally diagnosed as having rheumatic fever. Dr. Pitlik stresses that there is an educational gap when it comes to the disease.
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