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Question 1: [187] In the 1950s, the relationship among tick bite, lymphocytoma, EM and Bannwarth's syndrome was recognized throughout Europe leading to the widespread use of ________ for treatment in Europe.
Beta-lactam antibioticCephalosporinCycloserinePenicillin

Question 2: Western blot, ELISA and PCR can be performed by either blood test via venipuncture or ________ (CSF) via lumbar puncture.
MeningesCerebrospinal fluidArachnoid granulationChoroid plexus

Question 3: Lyme disease organizations at the ________
Open Directory ProjectLife (magazine)Time WarnerJim Barksdale

Question 4: In rare cases untreated Lyme disease may cause frank psychosis, which has been mis-diagnosed as schizophrenia or ________.
Bipolar disorderSchizoaffective disorderManiaMajor depressive disorder

Question 5: [168] The first reported case of Lyme disease in Brazil was made in 1993 in ________.
São Paulo (state)Rio de JaneiroSão PauloCuritiba

Question 6: A recombinant vaccine against Lyme disease, based on the outer surface protein A (OspA) of B. burgdorferi, was developed by ________.
AstraZenecaGlaxoSmithKlineVodafoneShire plc

Question 7: In ________ there is no definitive evidence for the existence of B. burgdorferi or for any other tick-borne spirochete that may be responsible for a local syndrome being reported as Lyme disease.
United KingdomBarbadosAustraliaCanada

Question 8: Supported by some patient advocacy groups, a number of ________ were filed against GlaxoSmithKline alleging that the vaccine had caused these health problems.
DemurrerDiscovery (law)Class actionPleading

Question 9: ________ and other anthropogenic factors can be implicated in the spread of Lyme disease to humans.
United StatesNew townChicagoUrbanization

Question 10: [5] Occasionally, symptoms such as ________ persist after the infection has been eliminated by antibiotics, prompting suggestions that Borrelia causes autoimmunity.
VasculitisArthritisHepatitisMeningitis
















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