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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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State of Play in Lyme Disease Vaccine Research: Public Health Watch
A group provides an overview of ongoing research and current approaches being evaluated for the prevention of tick-borne disease.
Disruption to Balance of Ions in Salivary Glands of Ticks May Limit Pathogen Transmission
In an investigation, 2 molecules, VU0071063 and pinacidil, were effective in reducing saliva secretion and blood ingestion in ticks.
Updates to Serologic Assays for Diagnosis of Lyme Disease
According to the CDC, serologic assays that use a second enzyme immunoassay are acceptable alternatives to western immunoblot assays.
Troublesome Ticks: Dispelling Bioweapon Rumors
We're separating fact from fiction regarding the investigation into these concerns.
Salt, Ticks, and Lyme: A Case of Lyme Neuroborreliosis Presenting as SIADH
This case report is the fourth documented case of Lyme-induced syndrome of inappro­priate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).  
For Tick-Borne Diseases, the Future Is Now: Public Health Watch
Tick-borne infections will pose significant threats in the near future, according to infectious disease experts.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—August 5, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.