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Lyme disease : why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it / Alan G. Barbour, MD.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 155.5 .B37 2015 30775305485675 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781421417202
  • ISBN: 9781421417219
  • ISBN: 1421417200
  • ISBN: 1421417219
  • Physical Description: ix, 315 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First edition published as 'Lyme Disease: the cause, the cure, the controversy', 1996"
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Early infection and the immune response -- Late infection and its complications -- The pathogen, its vector, and its reservoirs -- The ecology of lyme disease -- Approach to diagnosis -- Laboratory tests: the basics -- Putting laboratory testing in its place -- Antibiotics and lyme disease: the basics -- Putting the antibiotics to use -- After antibiotic therapy ends -- Deer ticks transmit other diseases -- Preventing lyme disease: community-wide measures -- Preventing lyme disease: personal and household protection.
Summary, etc.:
An expert on tick-borne diseases, Alan G. Barbour explains the course of illness that results from infection, diagnosis and treatment options, and steps that can be taken to avoid a tick bite in the first place. The ticks that transmit Lyme disease may also transmit other disease-causing pathogens, and these other infections are considered as well.
Subject: Lyme disease > Popular works.

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