Université de Neuchâtel

Epidémiologie de la borréliose de Lyme en Suisse romande

Nahimana, I ; Gern, Lise ; Péter, O ; Praz, G ; Moosmann, Yves ; Francioli, P ; et les responsables de laboratoires

In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2000, vol. 130, p. 1456-1461

The purpose of this study was to assess the number of cases and the clinical aspects of Lyme borreliosis in French-speaking Switzer- land. From July 1996 to December 1997, all laboratories performing serological tests for Lyme borreliosis sent a questionnaire to the treating physicians whenever the tests were positive. In addition, the physicians who diagnosed a case on clinical grounds only were...