The greater epidemic than COVID-19

“As people in the US struggle to get tested for COVID-19, I am thinking of the difficulty of getting tested for Lyme disease. Although Lyme first appeared in the medical literature more than four decades ago in 1975, there is still no reliable way to test people for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. The…

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DualDur reagent and method

The DualDur reagent and method was developed based on 30 years of experience in examining spirochetes, and diagnosing Lyme disease. The DualDur reagent will make it possible for the analyst in the laboratory analyzing blood samples to see only the spirochetes, 1,000x concentrated, alive and moving. This fact was confirmed by immunofluorescence and PCR. Countless investigations were carried out…

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Dark-field microscopy in Lyme borreliosis

Béla Pál Bózsik M.D. worked using classical dark-field microscopy, and realized there was a need for methods to distinguish between the spirochete and artefacts in the preparations. He has developed a reagent (DualDur), the blood sample is to be taken into this liquid. This reagent makes the other objects rigid and motionless and there are…

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Atrio-ventricular conduction disturbance due to Lyme carditis

Below is a case-study, one of the many where direct diagnostic methods, especially microscopy, played a vital role in providing proper treatment for a Lyme-patient: An active professional sportsman was admitted to our hospital with atrio-ventricular conduction disturbances. Purpose of admission was to insert a definitive pacemaker. During recording of the symptoms and patient history,…

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Over two years to a diagnosis?

A nationwide survey by LymeDisease.org confirms that current methods used to diagnose and treat Lyme disease are often faulty and inadequate.  The overwhelming response rate – over 6,000 respondents within six weeks – demonstrates the urgency of this issue within the Lyme community. Sixty-two per cent of those who responded to the survey by LymeDisease.org…

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The consequences of missing the diagnosis

Out of 960 Lyme borreliosis patients with chronic symptoms, 707 had not been treated for the symptoms before – according to data from a Hungarian Lyme clinic. The patients were diagnosed with other disorders, e.g. autoimmune, rheumatologic, neurologic or psychiatric diseases. Treatment schedule of the 960 patients The diagnosis and treatment of Lyme borreliosis is a subject with…

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Interview with Dr. Béla P. Bózsik

The following interview was posted on Lyme.no, the website of the Norwegian Lyme Borreliosis Association, in 2010. Dr. Bózsik is the inventor of DualDur and the leader of the Diagnostic & Therapeutic Workgroup of the Lyme Borreliosis Foundation, Hungary.   25 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH LYME BORRELIOSIS Dr. Bela P. Bozsik is a Hungarian physician with a unique experience…

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