Online November 30th, 2019 Abstract BACKGROUND: Lyme disease (LD) is an infectious disease that is emerging in eastern and central Canada associated with the spread of the tick vector Ixodes scapularis. National surveillance shows that children are an at-risk age group. OBJECTIVES: To study the epidemiology of LD in Canadian children using the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPSP) to better understand exposure history, clinical manifestations, Continues →
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Ottawa mom warns parents to check their kids for ticks after her toddler is diagnosed with Lyme disease
[CanLyme Note: It is nice to hear that the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) ‘may’ be actually taking this seriously finally. Mothers in Ontario and at many other children’s hospitals across Canada in the very recent past have been accused of having Munchausen by Proxy simply because they fought for their children’s rights after a negative test for Lyme disease Continues →
Are you a parent in Canada with a child struggling with Lyme disease? Canadian researchers want to hear from you!!
May 2019 UPDATE “The data collection for this study is now complete. The researchers from the Mount Allison University Lyme Research Network would like to thank all the parents who took the time to respond to our request for letters. The letters we received were compelling and impactful, and we are grateful that you took the time to respond to Continues →
Pediatric stroke related to Lyme neuroborreliosis: Data from the Swiss NeuroPaediatric Stroke Registry and literature review.
Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2018 Jan;22(1):113-121 ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Cerebrovascular complications of Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) are poorly documented in the paediatric population. METHODS: We performed a retrospective analysis from prospectively registered cases of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) from the Swiss NeuroPaediatric Stroke Registry (SNPSR) from 2000 to 2015. Only cases with serologically confirmed LNB were included. In addition, a literature review on Continues →
Mothers of children with Lyme are targeted by Infectious Disease doctors… Research concludes: not one single accusation of child abuse is valid
[CanLyme Note: This same unethical and sinister practice goes on across Canada with many Canadian mothers of children with Lyme disease having been accused by infectious disease doctors of abusing their children because they seek effective treatment for their children. Most investigations are triggered by the parent taking the child to one of our Children’s hospitals where they wrongly thought Continues →
Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:04 Short-term doxycycline use does not stain kids’ teeth, CDC/IHS study finds March 17, 2015 – Kids are five times more likely than adults to die from tickborne diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Doctors often avoid prescribing doxycycline, the most effective RMSF treatment, for young children because the drug’s warning label cautions Continues →
Diastolic Heart Murmur, Nocturnal Back Pain, and Lumbar Rigidity in a 7-Year Girl: An Unusual Manifestation of Lyme Disease in Childhood
Case Reports in Pediatrics Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 976961, 3 pagesdoi:10.1155/2012/976961 Case Report Diastolic Heart Murmur, Nocturnal Back Pain, and Lumbar Rigidity in a 7-Year Girl: An Unusual Manifestation of Lyme Disease in Childhood Genn Kameda,1 Silvia Vieker,1 Johannes Hartmann,2 Tim Niehues,3 and Alfred Längler4 1 Department for Child and Adolescent Health, Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus, Gerhard-Kienle Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany Continues →