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Lyme Disease (Disease, Lyme)

An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Also Known As:
Disease, Lyme; Lyme Arthritis; Arthritis, Lyme; Borreliosis, Lyme; Lyme Borreliosis
Networked: 2370 relevant articles (125 outcomes, 201 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
3. Bites and Stings (Sting)
4. Erythema Chronicum Migrans
5. Acrodermatitis (Gianotti Crosti Syndrome)

Experts

1. Steere, Allen C: 47 articles (12/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Wormser, Gary P: 43 articles (12/2015 - 01/2002)
3. Zajkowska, Joanna: 30 articles (03/2015 - 01/2002)
4. Strle, Franc: 29 articles (12/2015 - 07/2002)
5. Kondrusik, Maciej: 29 articles (03/2015 - 01/2002)
6. Pancewicz, SÅ‚awomir: 23 articles (03/2015 - 06/2002)
7. Grygorczuk, Sambor: 22 articles (03/2015 - 01/2002)
8. Hermanowska-Szpakowicz, Teresa: 21 articles (12/2008 - 01/2002)
9. Fikrig, Erol: 20 articles (01/2012 - 01/2002)
10. Wallich, Reinhard: 19 articles (06/2015 - 03/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lyme Disease:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. AntigensIBA
3. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. AntibodiesIBA
5. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
6. OspA proteinIBA
7. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)FDA LinkGeneric
8. 1-oleoyl-2-stearoylphosphatidylcholineIBA
9. Amoxicillin (Wymox)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Erythema migransIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
2. Retreatment
3. Injections
4. Arthrodesis
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)