Lyme disease: controversial issues
Misconceptions that commonly occurring nonspecific neurocognitive symptoms are evidence of “chronic Lyme disease” or “posttreatment Lyme disease syndrome” have led to the use of prolonged, inappropriate antibiotic treatment, which can be dangerous. Clinical data are clear that the recommended regimens for Borrelia burgdorferi typically result in cure rates of 90% to 95%, despite the issue of treatment being often the most controversial.
May. 17, 2021