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The current study is set up to chart clinically and laboratory findings in Norwegian patients with symptoms attributed by themselves or their doctor to ongoing chronic Bb infection. Objectives is to assess laboratory findings in relation to established diagnostic criteria and to form a picture of the burden of symptoms and illness perception in this group of patients. The study is essentially exploratory, and is supposed to raise rather than to test hypotheses.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Chronic Lyme Borreliosis
Sølandet Hospital HF
Sorlandet Hospital HF
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:38-0400
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