Lyme disease in children: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Published

Journal Article (Review)

Lyme disease is a multisystem disorder that is caused by infection with Borrelia burgdorferi. In endemic areas, its occurrence is extremely common among children. The early diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease may prevent the development of serious cardiac, rheumatological, and neurological sequelae. For this reason, a full understanding of the clinical manifestations, laboratory evaluation, and antibiotic therapy of Lyme disease is of vital importance.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Prose, NS; Abson, KG; Berg, D

Published Date

  • March 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 31 - 36

PubMed ID

  • 1550714

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1550714

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-145X

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States