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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- ISBN: 9781421417202
- ISBN: 9781421417219
- ISBN: 1421417200
- ISBN: 1421417219
- Physical Description: ix, 315 pages ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
- Copyright: ©2015
"First edition published as 'Lyme Disease: the cause, the cure, the controversy', 1996"
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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.
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.
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