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by RobertF
Fri 25 Jan 2013 23:13
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: chronic Lymeborreliosis equal chronic neurosyphilis
Replies: 3
Views: 884

chronic Lymeborreliosis equal chronic neurosyphilis

Chronic or late lyme neuroborreliosis: analysis of evidence compared to chronic or late neurosyphilis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23346260
by RobertF
Fri 25 Jan 2013 15:02
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Dutch guidelines
Replies: 1
Views: 842

Re: Dutch guidelines

I wrote a comment upon the draft CBO guidelines
It can be downloaded here, although in Dutch may be the translater will help or the 150 references

http://www.borreliose.nl/images/stories ... inal_a.pdf
by RobertF
Fri 25 Jan 2013 14:49
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012
Replies: 49
Views: 11482

Re: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012

@tosho Reliable information should be given by official organnizaions like Robert Koch Inst. but they donot give it. Our wish for a notifiable disease was rejected. So other sources should give a realistic view. I think it is closer to 1milj then to 60.000 But you should question why are they not wi...
by RobertF
Fri 25 Jan 2013 11:42
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012
Replies: 49
Views: 11482

Re: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012

I donot see what 3 pages of crap has to do with the topic
Discusions like these will scare off people and they wil leave this forum.
Happy continuation
by RobertF
Thu 24 Jan 2013 17:04
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012
Replies: 49
Views: 11482

Re: One million cases LymeBorreliosis Germany 2012

The official nummbers from the Robert Koch Institute are 60.000 cases a year. The milj number is calcutated from the insurance comp. from people diagnosed with Lyme. So, in Germany the figures are hided also. In a petition to the Dutch governement we asked to make Lyme disease a notofiable disease, ...
by RobertF
Thu 24 Jan 2013 16:48
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Ability to cause erythema migrans differs btwn Bb isolates
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

Re: Ability to cause erythema migrans differs btwn Bb isolat

From the same autor is this publication http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050846/ I crtizised this in http://www.lymeneteurope.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=94&p=31664#p31664 Of the 41 genospecies 59% was onknown. The development of an EM was used as a crteria for Lyme disease. Rubbish Th...
by RobertF
Sun 20 Jan 2013 19:36
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Seronegative Lyme Disease - one more time
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Re: Seronegative Lyme Disease - one more time

Harden,JA., Steere AC ., Malawista SE., Immune complexes and the evolution of Lyme arthritis: dissemination and localization of abnormal Clq binding activity, N Engl Med., 301 (1979). Pp.1358-1363 Immunecomplexes are present at the onset of the disease. What they want us to believe is that there is ...
by RobertF
Tue 8 Jan 2013 22:54
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Dr. Willy Burgdorfer- in his own words - Moment of discovery
Replies: 13
Views: 6200

Re: Dr. Willy Burgdorfer- in his own words - Moment of disco

All credits go to Willy, although was it such a spectacular finding? He did his thesis about relapsing fever B.duttonnii in ticks. It was known that ticks habour many bacteria. The relationship between ticks and relapsing fever was allready made in 1904 bij Dutton, Cook, Ross European literatur disc...
by RobertF
Thu 13 Dec 2012 15:03
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Borrelia miyamotoi
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Borrelia miyamotoi

The problem is that today we are dealing with 3rd generation Elisa which consits of recombinant antigens and the less as posible for increased specificity Nohlmans et al. found in Dutch ticks large variatioan in OspA from 31-34kD http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC227892/ and Wang et al. fo...
by RobertF
Tue 11 Dec 2012 22:20
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Why aren't persisting spirochetes enough evidence of infecti
Replies: 61
Views: 14691

Re: Why aren't persisting spirochetes enough evidence of inf

The two-tier Lymetest is the most ridiculous diagnostic tool that exist. It does not work in the beginning, patient had to return in 6 weeks, how ridiculous, and it does not differentiate between a past and active disease. In between it is realy bad. Ang et al. found a sensitivity of 34-59% for the ...