Divergent opinions of proper Lyme disease diagnosis and implications for children co-morbid with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Kuhn2014DivergentOO,
  title={Divergent opinions of proper Lyme disease diagnosis and implications for children co-morbid with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Mason Kuhn and Robert C Bransfield},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2014},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={
          321-5
        }
}
This paper proposes that some children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States have undiagnosed Lyme disease and different testing criteria used by commercial laboratories may be producing false negative results. Two testing protocols will be evaluated; first, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) approved two-tiered Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) or Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) followed by an IgM and/or IgG Western Blot test… CONTINUE READING
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