|Title||Lyme Disease Diagnosed by Alternative Methods: A Phenotype Similar to That of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Patrick DM, Miller RR, Gardy JL, Parker SM, Morshed MG, Steiner TS, Singer J, Shojania K, Tang P4, Group, CChronic Di|
|Journal||Clin Infect Dis|
|Keywords||case study, chronic fatigue syndrome, clinical assessment, diagnosis, laboratory methods, Lyme disease, tests|
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.