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The Phenomenon of "Chronic Lyme"; an Observational Study

This study has been completed.
South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority
Information provided by:
Sorlandet Hospital HF Identifier:
First received: June 24, 2010
Last updated: July 25, 2011
Last verified: June 2010
The current study is set up to chart clinically and laboratory findings in Norwegian patients with symptoms attributed by themselves or their doctor to ongoing chronic Bb infection. Objectives is to assess laboratory findings in relation to established diagnostic criteria and to form a picture of the burden of symptoms and illness perception in this group of patients. The study is essentially exploratory, and is supposed to raise rather than to test hypotheses.

Chronic Lyme Borreliosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Sorlandet Hospital HF:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood, CSF

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients are eligible if they themselves or their physician suspected that they suffer from ongoing chronic Bb infection

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptoms attributed by themselves or their doctor to ongoing chronic Bb infection

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01151150

Sølandet Hospital HF
Kristiansand, Norway, 4633
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sorlandet Hospital HF
South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority
  More Information

Responsible Party: Unn Ljøstad PhD, MD, Sorlandet Hospital HF Identifier: NCT01151150     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Chronic Lyme
Study First Received: June 24, 2010
Last Updated: July 25, 2011 processed this record on May 25, 2017