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Congenital Lyme & co-infections


3 Jul 2022

From: Montecalvo Platform for Tick-Borne Illness Medical Education

John Lambert, MD

Full Clinical Professor at University College Dublin School of Medicine and Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Genitourinary Medicine at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital


This module provides an overview of perinatal risks and outcomes related to congenital Lyme and co-infections.

Learning objectives

  1. Describe the differing perinatal outcomes in vertical transmission of Borreliosis.

  2. List tick-borne pathogens that can be perinatally transmitted to a neonate.

  3. Discuss risks to infant from perinatally-acquired Relapsing Fever Borrelia infection.

The AAFP has reviewed “Congenital Lyme & co-infections” and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 02/26/2022 to 02/25/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This session is approved for 0.5 online enduring material activity AAFP Prescribed credits.

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