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We evaluated trends in Lyme disease (LD) testing at a national reference laboratory.
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Name: American journal of clinical pathology
In the majority of cases, Lyme disease responds well to antibiotic treatment. Nevertheless, some patients may suffer from chronic nonspecific symptoms such as musculoskeletal pain and fatigue, termed ...
The short commentary focuses on the diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis with special respect to serological testing. The methods of serological testing are summarized with strong recommendation to use the t...
While Lyme disease (LD) is mostly treatable, misdiagnosed or untreated LD can result in debilitating sequelae and excessive healthcare usage. The objective of this review was to characterize the body ...
Sickle cell disease is a genetic disease commonly affecting people of African, Indian, and Mediterranean descent. Patients with this chronic disease often require lifelong red blood cell transfusions....
Reference intervals for pediatric laboratory tests need to be interpreted in the context of age- and sex-dependent dynamics. However, few reference intervals for healthy ethnic Han Chinese children ha...
This study will evaluate Advanced Laboratory Services Borrelia diagnostic test by culturing Borrelia spirochetes from human serum in subjects with early or late Lyme disease. This is an 8...
Next Generation Sequencing is able to sequence all DNA detected in a sample, including short strands. This differs from PCR testing, which uses pre-determined DNA primers to detect a limit...
The purpose of this study is to see how well antibiotics work in reducing chronic fatigue symptoms, such as tiredness, in patients that were treated for Lyme Disease. Fatigue is a common s...
This study will analyze cells from erythema migrans lesions, the "bull's eye" rash of Lyme disease. Little is known about what happens in the skin when it is infected with Borrelia burgdor...
The objective of this study is to demonstrate the clinical performance of the Sofia® 2 analyzer and Sofia Lyme FIA test in the CLIA waived test environment in comparison to Comparator Met...
An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Techniques for using whole blood samples collected on filter paper for a variety of clinical laboratory tests.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent LYME DISEASE.
Laboratory testing and diagnostic imaging services offered to consumers outside of the patient-physician relationship.
Detection of or testing for certain ALLELES, mutations, genotypes, or karyotypes that are associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or with a predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.