Final Report

Growing evidence of an emerging tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme-like illness for many Australian patients

30 November 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-484-9

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 26KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 11KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 38KB)
Chapter 1 - Patients first (PDF 41KB)

Inquiry background
Interim report
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Acknowledgements

Chapter 2 - Testing for infection (PDF 155KB)

Lyme, or Lyme-like?
Diagnosing Lyme disease
What is in our ticks?
More research is needed

Chapter 3 - Treating the illness (PDF 92KB)

Existing treatment pathways
First do no harm
Establishing a treatment protocol
Committee view and conclusion

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 140KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 22KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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