DNA persistence after treatment of Lyme borreliosis

D. Pícha, L. Moravcová, D. Vaňousová, J. Hercogová, Z. Blechová Abstract One hundred twenty-four patients—53 with neuroborreliosis, 48 with erythema migrans, and 23 with Lyme arthritis—were tested in a prospective study for the presence of the DNA of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in plasma, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), urine, and synovial fluid by nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR). […]

Dr Richard Horowitz describes “MCIDS”

Dr Richard Horowitz (who practices internal medicine in Hyde Park, New York) is seen here defining his coinage, “MCIDS” — Multiple Chronic Infectious Disease Syndrome — for a conference audience. Chronic Lyme Disease and MCIDS is truly the great imitator, like Syphilis was years ago. MCIDS is an umbrella concept that describes every kind of compound complex […]