Outcomes of children treated for Lyme disease.

  title={Outcomes of children treated for Lyme disease.},
  author={Thomas J. Wang and Oliver Sangha and Christopher B Phillips and Elizabeth A. Wright and Robert A. Lew and Anne H. Fossel and K K Fossel and Nancy A. Shadick and Matthew H. Liang and Robert P. Sundel},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={25 11},
OBJECTIVE To study the outcome of Lyme disease (LD) in children identified in a total population survey of an endemic island. METHODS We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study off the coast of Massachusetts. Twenty-five children who met the Centers for Disease Control case definition for prior LD were compared with 26 children without LD from the same community. All children with LD received antibiotics during the acute phase of their disease. All 51 children were invited for… CONTINUE READING


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