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30th July 2019
IDSA, AAN, ACR, "Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease" is open for public consultation

The draft version of the "2019 Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease" has now entered into the public consultation phase.


The guidance document is a guideline for the US and has been written by experts from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and with contributions by a European expert nominated by the ESCMID study group for Lyme borreliosis (ESGBOR). The Public Consultation Phase, in view of ESCMID endorsement, is open until August 26th.

The ESCMID members wishing to comment on the manuscript need to express their commitment here to receive the confidential manuscript.


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