Better drugs for Lyme disease: focus on the spirochete

Raphael B Stricker, Marianne J Middelveen
  • Infection and Drug Resistance, September 2018, Dove Medical Press
  • DOI: 10.2147/idr.s176831

Better drugs for Lyme disease

What is it about?

Lyme disease is a growing pandemic. We need better drugs to treat the disease.

Why is it important?

We need to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to develop better treatments for Lyme disease as it did for HIV and hepatitis C virus.

Perspectives

Raphael Stricker
Union Square Medical Associates

Clinicians are failing in their treatment of Lyme disease, with many patients developing persistent infection. We need better drugs for these suffering patients.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/idr.s176831

The following have contributed to this page: Raphael Stricker and Marianne Middelveen