Published: 20 February 2018
Author(s): Tizza P. Zomer, Thomas van Bemmel, Barbara van Munster, Barend van Kooten, Yolande M. Vermeeren
Section: Letter to the Editor

Little is known on Lyme borreliosis (LB) in patients aged ≥65 years. To optimize management of older patients referred to a tertiary Lyme centre, characteristics of older patients need to be assessed. We published a study on depressive symptoms in patients referred to a tertiary Lyme centre [1]. Following that study, we now assessed prevalence of LB and prevalence of depressive symptoms in patients suspected of LB aged ≥65 years compared to 18–64 years old.


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