Diagnosing Lyme disease

    Diagnosing Lyme disease can be difficult due to the wide range of symptoms and lack of a reliable blood test. GPs often miss a Lyme disease diagnosis and there are also many uncertainties surrounding the disease, as outlined by the James Lind Alliance findings. This study attemps to […]

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ILADS Conference 2014

ILADS hosted its Annual Lyme Disease Conference in Washington DC, USA on 10-12th October. Twitter was ablaze with live updates from the event which LDUK tuned into and according to @DrDanielCameron, the current president, ILADS’ membership has ‘more than doubled in past 3 years’ which is an exciting prospect for […]

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New ILADS Guidelines

The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) have produced new evidence-based guidelines for the management of patients with Lyme disease. The guidelines address three clinical questions; The usefulness of antibiotic prophylaxis for known tick bites The effectiveness of erythema migrans treatment The role of antibiotic retreatment in patients with persistent manifestations of […]

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