Some articles on lyme disease, lyme disease syndrome, lyme:
... The term "chronic Lyme disease" or "post-Lyme disease syndrome" is not recognized in the medical literature, and most medical authorities advise against long-term antibiotic treatment for chronic Lyme disease ... Although often called 'chronic Lyme disease,' this condition is properly known as 'Post-treatment Lyme disease Syndrome' (PTLDS)" ... (http//www.cdc.gov/lyme/postLDS/index.html) The term is often applied to several different sets of patients ...
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