Lyme Arthritis in Children Presenting with Joint Effusions
- Liquid soap to remove that tick? Rookey, Dionna; Kazal, Jr., Louis A. // Journal of Family Practice;May2015, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p273
The article offers several methods to prevent the prevalence of Lyme disease in the U.S. which is caused by bacteria of the Borrelia type.
- A Few Quick Lyme Facts. M. S. L. // Communities;Spring2013, Issue 158, p54
In this article, the author presents several facts about lyme disease including its prevalence in the U.S, its diagnosis and also mentions about the book "Cure Unknown," by Patricia Weintraub.
- Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in rodents from Jiangxi, southeastern China region. Xuexia Hou; Jianmin Xu; Qin Hao; Gang Xu; Zhen Geng; Lin Zhang // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p5563
In order to investigate the prevalence of B.burgdorferi sensu lato in rodents from Jiangxi province of southeastern China. Isolation of B.burgdoferi strains and PCR-based studies were carried out in 204 mice collected from six counties of Jiangxi province in May of 2011 and 2012. The results...
- Prevalence and Risk Factors of Anemia among Children 6-59 Months Old in Haiti. Ayoya, Mohamed Ag; Ngnie-Teta, Ismael; Séraphin, Marie Nancy; Mamadoultaibou, Aissa; Boldon, Ellen; Saint-Fleur, Jean Ernst; Koo, Leslie; Bernard, Samuel // Anemia (20901267);2013, p1
Anemia has serious consequences on child growth, development, and survival. This study was conducted in Fond des Blancs and Villa, Haiti, to assess the prevalence of childhood anemia and its risk factors in order to inform program design. Children 6-59 months old (n = 557) were selected using a...
- Hunger among Inuit children in Canada. Findlay, Leanne C.; Langlois, Kellie A.; Kohen, Dafna E. // International Journal of Circumpolar Health;2013, Vol. 72, p1
Background and objectives. Inuit populations may be at increased risk for experiencing poor nutrition or hunger due to limited access and availability to food. The prevalence and correlates of parental perceptions of hunger among a nationally representative sample of Inuit children in Canada...
- Acceptability of tick control interventions to prevent Lyme disease in Switzerland and Canada: a mixed-method study. Aenishaenslin, Cécile; Michel, Pascal; Ravel, André; Gern, Lise; Waaub, Jean-Philippe; Milord, François; Bélanger, Denise // BMC Public Health;1/5/2016, Vol. 16, p1
Background:Lyme disease control strategies may include tick control interventions in high risk areas. Public authorities may be interested to assess how these types of interventions are perceived by the public which may then impact their acceptability. The aims of this paper are to...
- Climate change and the dynamics of vector-borne disease rate in the Kaliningrad region. Barinova, Galina M.; Kokhanovskaya, Maria I. // Vestnik IKBFU;2011, Issue 7, p36
This article considers the morbidity of vector-borne infections in the Kaliningrad region against the background of regional climate change. The author points out the increasing prevalence of Lyme disease in 1995--2008 and emphasises the role of abnormal weather conditions in morbidity changes.
- How Epidemiology Has Contributed to a Better Understanding of Skin Disease. Nijsten, Tamar; Stern, Robert S // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Mar2012, Vol. 132 Issue 3 part 2, p994
Epidemiology literally means 'the study of what is upon the people.' It puts the individual's condition in a population context and is the path to disease prevention. In the first part of this review, important aspects of epidemiology are discussed. Fundamentals of epidemiologic research include...
- Evidence Mounts Implicating Lyme Disease in the Autism Epidemic. // Townsend Letter;Feb/Mar2008, Issue 295/296, p22
The article reports on the study addressing the role of lyme disease in the autism epidemic in the U.S. According to the author, chronic infectious diseases provide direct effect on the spread of infections which weaken and synthesize the immunological state of the body during infancy increases...