Blood studies of tick-borne diseases in Children

What is the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of the research conducted under this protocol are to a) develop new blood tests to improve the diagnosis of the tick-borne infection Lyme disease in its earliest stages; b) determine whether the blood tests can be used to assess response to treatment and distinguish between past infection that was treated and a new infection; and c) understand why some people present with only skin disease whereas others become very ill from the infection.


Participation Guidelines

Ages: 8 years and older

Gender: Both


National Institutes of Health

Dates: 06/03/2014 - 05/31/2025

Last Updated: 05/28/2017

Study HIC#: 1405014010

Get Involved

For more information about this study, contact:
Linda Kathryn Bockenstedt
203-737-5430
linda.bockenstedt@yale.edu

If you would prefer to contact a member of the Help us Discover team about this trial and other similar trials, please email helpusdiscover@yale.edu or call 1-877-978-8348.

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Investigators

Linda Kathryn Bockenstedt

Principal Investigator

Sub-Investigators