Persistent Lyme Arthritis

Consult Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology

For persistent arthritis after first course of therapy for patients who have responded incompletely or who respond and then relapse soon after stopping therapy.

Infection Prevention and Control

Routine Practices

Most Likely Pathogen

Borellia burgdorferi

Duration of therapy

28 days

For patients who experience worsening of their arthritis