30 May 2018

Centre for vector-borne diseases, 3 years in autumn 2018 (press relase in Swedish)

Submitted by Tanja.Strand@sva.se

In October 2015 the Centre for vector-borne diseases opened for medical investigations of patients with persistent symptoms and suspicions of borrelia and other tick-borne infections at Akademiska sjukhuset. Professor Björn Olsen is the medical officer in charge and the main part of the laboratory tests are performed in cooperation with Clinical Microbiology at Akademiska sjukhuset. Since the start only six cases of treatable borrelia have been found among over 230 investigated patients. Read the press release (in Swedish) from 180522 here.