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Queen’s researchers’ discovery: Lyme Carditis can be deadly, but is more easily treated than we thought

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has detected three cases of Lyme Carditis in just the last two weeks and that is a major cause of concern, according to Dr. Adrian Baranchuk of Queen’s School of Medicine. Lyme disease (LD) is a tick-borne bacterial infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi that is

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Local researchers launch survey on tick bites

Researchers at Queen’s University want more information about the patient experience for people who have been bitten by ticks.   Emilie Norris-Roozmon, an MSc Candidate in biology, said she’s launched an anonymous online survey to track patterns in the symptoms associated with tick bites, and try to understand the steps people go through

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