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ZOONOTIC & VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 4

First Lyme Disease Patients in US Were Misdiagnosed with Rheumatic Fever
Silvio Pitlik, MD, visiting scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, explains how the first Lyme disease patients were misdiagnosed.
Discussing the Transmission Cycle of Zika Virus
Joergen Richt, DVM, PhD, discusses the transmission cycle of Zika virus.
Reaching a Consensus in Lyme Disease
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Leonard Sigal, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; and Patricia V. Smith share their thoughts on what needs to happen before a consensus can be reached in Lyme disease.
What Animals Can Be Infected with Zika Virus?
Joergen Richt, DVM, PhD, discusses animals that have proven susceptible to Zika virus replication after experimental infection.
Exploring Controversies in Lyme Disease
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, explore the potential explanations for inflammatory responses that occur following acute Lyme disease, and whether a chronic form of the disease exists or if there are other reasons for late symptoms.
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.
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