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Uniform Title Lyme disease (Halperin)
Title Lyme disease : an evidence-based approach / edited by John J. Halperin
Edition 2nd edition
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA : CABI, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Ticks : the vectors of lyme disease / Robert P. Smith -- Biology of the lyme disease agents a selective survey of clinical and epidemiologic relevance / Alan G. Barbour -- Borreliella : interactions with the host immune system / Kirk Sperber and Raymond J. Dattwyler -- Diagnostic testing for lyme disease / Paul G. Auwaerter -- Global epidemiology of Borreliella burgdorferi infections / Paul S. Mead -- Antibiotic therapy for infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato / Gary P. Wormser -- Lyme borreliosis : the European perspective / Franc Strle, Gerold Stanek, and Klemen Strle -- Neuroborreliosis : a European persective / Rick Dersch -- Medically unexplained symptoms & lyme neuroborreliosis : not the same / Erlend Roaldsnes, Randi Eikeland and Dag Berild -- Erythema migrans / Robert B. Nadelman and Linden Hu -- Cardiac involvement / Jonathan R. Salik and David M. Dudzinski -- The musculoskeletal manifestations of lyme disease / Leonard H Sigal -- Nervous system involvement / John J. Halperin -- Lyme disease in children / Eugene D. Shapiro -- The psychology of "post-lyme disease syndrome" and "not lyme" / Afton L. Hassett and Leonard H. Sigal -- Chronic lyme disease / Adriana Marques -- Lyme disease : the great controversy / John J. Halperin, Phillip Baker and Gary P. Wormser
Summary This new, full colour edition provides up-to-date research covering rapid advances in our understanding of the pathogen and disease. It explores the causative organism, its ecosystem, disease epidemiology, host-Borrelia interactions, diagnostic testing, clinical manifestations, therapeutic options, host immunity and pathogenesis, and prognosis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Lyme disease.
Lyme Disease
Lyme disease
Antibacterial agents.
Bacterial diseases.
Chronic course.
Chronic infections.
Clinical aspects.
Diagnostic techniques.
Disease course.
Disease vectors.
Drug therapy.
Human diseases.
Immune response.
Lyme disease.
Microbial ecology.
Molecular biology.
Molecular genetics.
Tickborne diseases.
Lyme disease.
Form Electronic book
Author Halperin, John J., editor
C.A.B. International, publisher.
LC no. 2017061260
ISBN 9781786392091