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Lyme Disease (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: John Meyerhoff, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing editors:

Editors: Kristine M Lohr, MD, Associate Chief, Program Director, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Tennessee School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Arthur Weinstein, MD, Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University; Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, Director, Section of Rheumatology, Washington Hospital Center.


Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2008

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