Does Lyme Disease Exist in Australia?


Despite the lack of evidence that Lyme disease can be acquired in Australia, growing numbers of patients, their supporters, and some politicians demand diagnosis and treatment according to the protocols of the “chronic Lyme disease” school of thought, highlighted in this module.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the symptoms of Lyme disease
  2. Be aware of current controversial discussions of originating countries
  3. Choose adequate treatment options for confirmed cases of Lyme disease and for chronic ‘Lyme disease-like illness’


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Immune System Diseases
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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