Lyme borreliosis biological and clinical aspects ; a comprehensive and up-to-date review by leading experts in the field

Physicians and biologists from different backgrounds have contributed to this volume which provides a unique state-of-the-art approach to all aspects of Lyme borreliosis. From the biology of the transmitting tick to the most up-to-date serologic testing methods, all aspects are discussed.The first p...

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Main Author: Lipsker, Dan
Format: eBook
Published: Basel Karger 2009
Series:Current problems in dermatology
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Collection: Karger eBooks Collection 1997-2009 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Physicians and biologists from different backgrounds have contributed to this volume which provides a unique state-of-the-art approach to all aspects of Lyme borreliosis. From the biology of the transmitting tick to the most up-to-date serologic testing methods, all aspects are discussed.The first part of the book offers comprehensive and authoritative reviews on Lyme borreliosis and its vector. The second part answers frequently asked questions, for example ‘What should one do in case of a tick bite?’ or ‘How do I manage tick bites and Lyme borreliosis in pregnant women?’All specialists who are involved in the care of patients with Lyme borreliosis – such as physicians, general practitioners, internists, paediatricians, dermatologists, neurologists, rheumatologists, rehabilitations specialists, microbiologists, and last but not least infectious disease specialists – will find this review, in which all specific aspects of the disease are covered, an outstanding reference text.
ISBN:9783805591140