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Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention and Does it Exist in Australia?

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Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borreliosis) is a bacterial infection transmitted through tick bites. It is a potentially multi-systemic condition that may lead to serious symptoms if left untreated. It is predominantly caused by four types of bacteria in the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group.

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Lyme disease (also known as Lyme borreliosis) is a bacterial infection transmitted through tick bites. It is a potentially multi-systemic condition that may lead to serious symptoms if left untreated. The illness is predominantly caused by four types of bacteria in the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group.

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Gurminder Kaur
21 Oct 2021
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Jennifer Brown
09 May 2021
This information session provided me with knowledge about Lyme disease that i was unaware of up until this time. Although i will probably not use this knowledge in my work place, it did provide relevant information for travelling overseas or people that are holidaying from overseas
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Sarah Marlow
30 Apr 2021
Brief but very detailed. Encourages health professionals to think outside the box when treating patients with an unidentified neurological illness . Still not much is known about the disease here so the more exposure to research and knowledge, the better.
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Henriette Heunis
06 May 2021
Useful and to the point.
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Joelle Sheppard
24 Apr 2021
Good information
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Ceri nicholson
24 Apr 2021
interesting
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Nataliya Thacker
10 May 2021
Good presentation and well delivered
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Narelle Dwyer
07 May 2021
Interesting and informative.
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Megan short
12 May 2021
Informative
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Selin Rasaili
30 Apr 2021
New topic, gained new knowledge. Great source.
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