Lyme Disease: Problems With Human and Canine Medicine

March 4, 2017

Richard Marconi, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, notes that there are still many problems that researchers need to overcome in the Lyme disease field.

Richard Marconi, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, notes that there are still many problems that researchers need to overcome in the Lyme disease field.

Human medicine lacks any form of prevention or screening approaches for Lyme disease, and diagnostics are poor in reliability and accuracy. He believes that prevention is key and researchers need to focus on developing new and improved ways to prevent Lyme disease in the first place.