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Hls-2010-00047 Consult Phsa Records

Hls-2010-00047 Consult Phsa Records

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AReviewofStrategicandPolicyIssuesBrianT.Schmidt
May31,2010
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TABLEOFCONTENTS
Abbreviations
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1.IntroductiontoLymeDisease43.TheNatureandBehaviourofthe
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BacteriathatcausesLymeDisease-BacterialPersistence,andbiofilmsandcysts
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TheHealthIssue2.TheCharacteristicsofLymeDisease-Transmissibility-Co-InfectionswithLymediseasebacteria-InfectionthroughBloodtransfusions74.DiagnosisofChronicLymeDisease
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5.TreatmentofChronicLymeDisease
29
6.ThepossibilityofotherChronicDiseasesbeingassociatedwithChronicLymeDisease
34
TheSocio-Medico-PoliticalIssue7.Medico-LegalandPoliticalIssuesinChronicLymeDiseaseLyme358.TwoOpposingViewsinMedicineconcerningChronicLymeDisease35ThePolicyIssuesandConsiderations9.ActionstakenbytheStateofConnecticutasaresultofits38InvestigationoftheIDSA10.StateHearingsandLegislativeAmendmentsinthe39UnitedStates11.BCLegislationandRegulations4012.PolicyConsiderationsand41Recommendations44AppendixI-TheValueofAnimalModelsinLymeDiseaseResearch46References47
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Abbreviations
ADB.b.BCCDCCARATCDCCNSELISAEMrashHGE
1.
IgGILADSISDALDPCRPHACPLSTLRVDR-Alzheimer'sDisease-BorreliaBurgdorferi,thebacteriathatcausesLymeDisease-BCCentreforDiseaseControl-CouncilforAppropriateandRationalAntibioticTherapy-USCentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention-Centralnervoussystem-Enzyme-LInkedImmunosorbantSerumAssay-atypeoftestusedindetectingantibodiestotheLymeDiseasebacterium,B.b..-Erythemamigransrash-abullseyerashonthebodycommonlyfoundafteratickbite.-HumanGranulocyticEhrlichiosis,acoinfectiveagentsometimesfoundwithB.b.fromatickbite.Alsocalled-Ixodes,amajorclassificationofatickspecies,including
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Pacificus,thetickmostprevalentinBCresponsibleforspreadingtheB.b.bacteriatohumans.-Immunoglobulin
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-InternationalLymeandAssociatedDiseasesSociety-InfectiousDiseasesSocietyofAmerica-LymeDisease,theinfectioncausedbybacteriaB.b.-Polymerasechainreaction-atypeofdiagnostictestthatcouldbeusedtodetectLymeDisease.-PublicHealthAgencyofCanada-PostLyme-diseasesyndrome,atermusedbytheIDSA,butoftencalledChronicLymeDiseasebythemembersofILADS.-Tolllikereceptor-Vitamin
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Receptor
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