|Title||A twist on Lyme: the challenge of diagnosing European Lyme neuroborreliosis|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Makhani N, Morris SK, Page AV, Brophy J, Lindsay LR, Banwell BL, Richardson SE|
|Journal||J Clin Microbiol.|
|Keywords||borrelia, europe, lyme, neurological, travel|
Lyme neuroborreliosis is a tick-borne illness with central and peripheral nervous system manifestations. Clinical features and methods for accurate diagnosis differ across world regions owing to different causative Borrelia species. The importance of these distinctions is highlighted by a 12-year-old Canadian girl who acquired Lyme neuroborreliosis in Europe.