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Lyme disease : why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it / Alan G. Barbour, MD.

Barbour, Alan G., 1946- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781421417226
  • ISBN: 1421417227
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 375 pages)
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

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General Note: "First edition published as 'Lyme Disease: the cause, the cure, the controversy', 1996"
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Early infection and the immune response -- Late infection and its complications -- The pathogen, its vector, and its reservoirs -- The ecology of lyme disease -- Approach to diagnosis -- Laboratory tests: the basics -- Putting laboratory testing in its place -- Antibiotics and lyme disease: the basics -- Putting the antibiotics to use -- After antibiotic therapy ends -- Deer ticks transmit other diseases -- Preventing lyme disease: community-wide measures -- Preventing lyme disease: personal and household protection.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Lyme disease > Popular works.
Genre: Electronic books.

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