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Eugene Shapiro, MD, on suspected Lyme disease

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member Eugene Shapiro, MD, discussed during the 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting ways to better manage patients who present with suspected Lyme disease.

Shapiro and colleagues from Yale’s pediatric infectious disease clinic conducted a study of patients who were referred for possible Lyme disease but actually had medically unexplained symptoms. Shapiro described interactions with these families who are often dissatisfied with the visit to the pediatric infectious disease clinic.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member Eugene Shapiro, MD, discussed during the 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting ways to better manage patients who present with suspected Lyme disease.

Shapiro and colleagues from Yale’s pediatric infectious disease clinic conducted a study of patients who were referred for possible Lyme disease but actually had medically unexplained symptoms. Shapiro described interactions with these families who are often dissatisfied with the visit to the pediatric infectious disease clinic.

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