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From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics |

Treatment of Lyme Disease

JAMA. 2016;315(22):2461-2462. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6888.
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This Medical Letter review summarizes antibiotic regimens to treat the dermatological, neurological, cardiac, and rheumatological manifestations of Lyme disease.

Most cases of Lyme disease in the US occur between May and September in the Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic, and North Central states.

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