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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.

LYME DISEASE VIDEOS - Page 4

Trials and Tribulations of a Diagnosis for Lyme Disease
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Patricia V. Smith; and Samuel Shor, MD, FACP, examine the tendency for patients with Lyme disease to see multiple providers across various disciplines before being diagnosed.
Emerging Tests for Lyme Disease
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith discuss emerging laboratory tests for detecting Lyme disease and the ways in which these technologies may offer diagnostic improvements.
Challenges in Making a Lyme Disease Diagnosis
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Patricia V. Smith; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, provide insight regarding geographic considerations, the key criteria for evaluating multi-systemic manifestations, and making a Lyme disease diagnosis.
Reliability of Lab Testing for Lyme Disease
Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, explain the 2-tiered Lyme disease testing system, and debate the reliability of using certain laboratory tests to confirm a diagnosis.
Early Vs. Late Lyme Disease Symptoms
In this segment, Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Leonard Sigal, MD, review the early symptoms associated with Lyme disease and discuss some of the later stage manifestations of the disease.
Lyme Disease: Who Gets It?
Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Patricia V. Smith, discuss the prevalence of Lyme disease and some of the reasons why it may be underdiagnosed.
Understanding Lyme Disease and Where It's Found
In this first segment, moderator Peter L. Salgo, MD, asks experts Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Patricia V. Smith to provide an overview of Lyme disease and discuss the geographical spread that has occurred over the past several years.
Lyme Disease Legislation May Advance Patient-Centered Research
Patricia Smith, President of the Lyme disease Association Inc., explains what it means that Lyme disease has been incorporated into CDMRP legislation as well as the 21st Century Cures Act.
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