Lyme Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach (Advances in by John Jay Halperin

By John Jay Halperin

Supplying the clinical practitioner with a huge clinical realizing, this booklet discusses the causative organism, its considered necessary atmosphere, ailment epidemiology, host-Borrelia interactions, diagnostic trying out, medical manifestations, healing thoughts, and long-term analysis. It explicitly stories either the elemental biology of the an infection and useful medical elements, linking the 2 to illustrate what's and isn't as a result of this an infection. it really is an authoritative consultant for medics and researchers concerned with diagnosing and treating Lyme, overlaying biology, epidemiology and therapeutics.

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