No association between Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in a case–control study

@article{Visser2017NoAB,
  title={No association between Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in a case–control study},
  author={Anne E. Visser and Frans M Verduyn Lunel and Jan H Veldink and Leonard H van den Berg},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={227–230}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Previous studies, mostly case reports and uncontrolled studies, provide a low level of evidence for the hypothesized link between Lyme disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In order to make evidence-based recommendations regarding testing for Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in the diagnostic work-up for ALS, the objective of this study was to explore the evidence for an association between these antibodies and ALS in a case-control design including age-, gender… CONTINUE READING

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