Lyme Disease: Who Gets It?

Contagion Live

Published on Jul 31, 2017
Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; and Patricia V. Smith, discuss the prevalence of Lyme disease and some of the reasons why it may be underdiagnosed.

*Congenital transmission

*Coinfections make Lyme much worse

*Ages 5-9 and 10-14 are the highest risk category

*Much misdiagnosis due to faulty tests