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European Concerted Action on Lyme Borreliosis

is in compliance with the HONcode

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8 Years

Certificate validity: 14 Feb 2017 - Feb 2018

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Date of initial review:

24 Sep 2008

Certificate validity:

14 Feb 2017 - Feb 2018

Date of last visit:

21 Mar 2017
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Lyme borreliosis (LB) has been reported throughout Europe where it is the most common tick-borne infection, as it is in the USA. Recent studies (2002) show that reported incidence in several countries increased markedly over the previous 10-20 years, for example in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (Fülöp & Poggensee 2008. Parasitol Res. 103 Suppl 1:117-20; Hofhuis et al. 2006. Euro Surveill. 22:11 E060622.2 E060629.5; Smith et al. 2000. Emerg Infect Dis. 6:404-7 and HPA/Lyme borreliosis website.2008). A large part of this increase can be attributed to heightened awareness of the condition resulting in increased diagnosis and reporting, and t is also known that overdiagnosis still occurs.There has been a genuine increase in transmission rates in some regions (Kampen et al., 2004. Appl Environ Microbiol. 70:1576-82), so LB should be regarded as a continuing emergent disease.

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