Chronic Lyme disease: in defense of the scientific enterprise.

@article{Baker2010ChronicLD,
  title={Chronic Lyme disease: in defense of the scientific enterprise.},
  author={Phillip J. Baker},
  journal={FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={
          4175-7
        }
}
There is no better example of a relentless attack on evidence-based biomedical research and the integrity of outstanding scientists than that associated with the treatment of a poorly defined condition called "chronic Lyme disease." Here, a scientifically naive general population, the lay press, and legislators, who in most instances are unable to evaluate and judge scientific evidence properly, have been misled by patient advocate groups to believe that extended antibiotic therapy is the best… CONTINUE READING

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