Recent lesson from a clinical and seroepidemiological survey: low positive predictive value of Borrelia burgdorferi antibody testing in a high risk population.

@article{Lakos2012RecentLF,
  title={Recent lesson from a clinical and seroepidemiological survey: low positive predictive value of Borrelia burgdorferi antibody testing in a high risk population.},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Lakos and Z Igari and Norbert Solymosi},
  journal={Advances in medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={356-63}
}
PURPOSE The evaluation of the correspondence between positive Borrelia burgdorferi antibody response and the clinical symptoms attributed to Lyme disease is especially important in labour rights-related issues among forestry workers. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1992 and 1995, 1670 forestry workers were surveyed and tested serologically for Lyme… CONTINUE READING