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CanLyme director responds to Canadian Medical Association Journal article

Response to Doctors Gregson and Quach Robert G. Murray, DDS, Director, CanLyme Re: “The Lyme law” Zubek, 187:520-521doi:10.1503/cmaj.115-0029 The problem with Lyme disease in Canada will only continue to grow to the point where the numbers affected will simply overwhelm the idea that Lyme Borreliosis (LB) is hard to catch and easy to treat with a short round of antibiotics. Continues →

Response to Canadian Medical Association Journal Lyme practice scenario

Re: Decisions; A 35-year-old man with a positive Lyme test result from a private laboratory Debra L. Fraleigh, Co-founder Ontario Lyme Alliance This fictional practice case scenario needs to have some modicum of realism if it is intended to be useful to inform diagnostic and treatment decisions. The patient, who believes he could have Lyme disease and felt compelled to Continues →

Ontario Lyme Alliance responds to article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal that missed the mark.

Re: Lyme disease: How reliable are serologic results? see also https://canlyme.com/?p=7245 Debra L. Fraleigh, Co-founder Ontario Lyme Alliance A thorough examination of the full text of the Fallon study (1), referenced by Gregson et al, demonstrates that for thirty-seven Lyme patients (all of whom met historical clinical AND laboratory criteria for LD) archived sera from fewer than half of these confirmed Continues →