Lyme Disease: Questionable Diagnosis and Treatment
June 28, 2017 by

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States. For 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded 26,203 cases as confirmed and 10,226 cases as probable [1]. The infection is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a spiral-shaped bacterium (spirochete) named after Dr. Willy Burgdorfer, the public health researcher who discovered it in 1982. The …