Evidence of a distinct post-treatment condition in humans makes Discover’s top 100

Evidence of a distinct post-treatment condition in humans makes Discover’s top 100

 “At least now we know we’re not just speculating about the differences between chronic fatigue syndrome and post-treatment Lyme.”

—– EDIT: I posted this before reading the original article (sorry!) and misunderstood the Discover article. There are “biomarkers” that persist post treatment, but this particular study doesn’t demonstrate the existence of the Lyme bacteria itself post treatment —

Original article: Distinct Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteomes Differentiate Post-Treatment Lyme Disease from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Schutzer SE, Angel TE, Liu T, Schepmoes AA, Clauss TR, et al. (2011) Distinct Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteomes Differentiate Post-Treatment Lyme Disease from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. PLoS ONE 6(2): e17287. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017287

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