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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The State of the Science. Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention, Amelioration, and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes: Workshop Report. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention, Amelioration, and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes: Workshop Report.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by persons chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

Abdu F. Azad, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland

Stephen W. Barthold, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Director of the Center of Comparative Medicine, University of California at Davis

Linda Lobes, Director, Michigan Lyme Disease Association

Robert Smith, M.D., M.P.H., Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Ellen Stromdahl, Ph.D., Entomologist, US Army Public Health Command

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they did not see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Linda McCauley, Ph.D., F.A.A.N., R.N., Dean, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University. Appointed by the National Research Council, she was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK57005

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