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    Public Comment Period for Lyme Disease Guideline Project Plan

    IDSA, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) request input on a project plan that lays the ground work for new Lyme disease guidelines. The comment period closes April 9, 2015.

    IDSA's Lyme Disease Practice Guidelines

    The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

    Lyme Disease Case Study Course

    IDSA offers a free, online course to help physicians, nurses, and other clinicians recognize, diagnose, and treat Lyme Disease. The course was supported by an educational grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    CDC’s Two-Tiered Testing Decision Tree

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a two-step process when ordering Lyme disease serology. This simple chart illustrates the recommendations.

    Final Report of the Lyme Disease Review Panel

    In this 65-page report (PDF) a special Review Panel concludes that IDSA’s 2006 Lyme disease guidelines were based on the highest-quality medical and scientific evidence available at the time and are supported by evidence that has been published in more recent years. (04/22/2010)

    Lyme Disease Guidelines Video

    Past President Richard Whitley, MD, discusses the investigation of IDSA's Lyme Disease guidelines in a 5-minute video.

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