Lyme Disease Diagnosed by Alternative Methods: A Phenotype Similar to That of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

TitleLyme Disease Diagnosed by Alternative Methods: A Phenotype Similar to That of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPatrick DM, Miller RR, Gardy JL, Parker SM, Morshed MG, Steiner TS, Singer J, Shojania K, Tang P4, Group, CChronic Di
JournalClin Infect Dis
Volume61
Issue7
Start Page1084
Date Published10/2015
Keywordscase study, chronic fatigue syndrome, clinical assessment, diagnosis, laboratory methods, Lyme disease, tests
Abstract

In British Columbia, a setting with low Lyme disease incidence, ADCLS patients have a similar phenotype to that of CFS patients. Disagreement between alternative and reference laboratory Lyme testing results in this setting is most likely explained by false-positive results from the alternative laboratory.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26082507
DOI10.1093/cid/civ470