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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Klempner 2001 Trial of A Treatment For Lyme Disease

This is an analysis of a study that tested one treatment for persisting Lyme disease. Medical insurers often inappropriately use it to justify stopping treatment. The full citation is:

Two controlled trials of antibiotic treatment in patients with persistent symptoms and a history of Lyme disease. Klempner MS, Hu LT, Evans J, Schmid CH, Johnson GM, Trevino RP, Norton D, Levy L, Wall D, McCall J, Kosinski M, Weinstein A. N Engl J Med. 2001 Jul 12;345(2):85-92.

Posted by Joel Spinhirne