Drug Combinations against Borrelia burgdorferi Persisters In Vitro : Eradication Achieved by Using Daptomycin , Cefoperazone and Doxycycline Feng J, Auwaerter PG, Zhang Y. PLoS One. 2015;1–15. Full text available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117207 What problem does this address? Some patients who have been treated for Lyme borreliosis with courses of standard antibiotics such as doxycycline, amoxicillin [...]more...
In Britain, medical education is highly variable regarding diseases transmitted by ticks. Much reference literature about diagnosis and treatment protocols requires updating. It may be left to you
- the patient, to continue to emphasise that symptoms were linked to a tick bite.
- the doctor, to be aware of the possibility, to question the patient, and to read our resources for clinicians