B.C. patient questions accuracy of Lyme disease test used by province
VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail – Published
Internal government documents show blood tests used to check for Lyme disease aren’t very accurate, says a patient who filed a Freedom of Information request because of her concerns about health care standards.
“One of the experts talked about the Lyme disease test only having an accuracy or sensitivity of about 43 per cent, which is absolutely abysmal,” said Gwen Barlee…
In that article Dr. Perry Kendall, Chief Medical Officer for BC indicates comments made by Gwen Barlee were taken out of context. You decide – read this document acquired in her Freedom of Information request