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Em

A unit of length used in printing. An em is one-sixth of an inch. It is also called a pica.
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In scenario 1, approximately 79% (n=26) of EmM clinicians, 67% (n=12) of FM clinicians and 53% (n=21) of IM clinicians correctly recognized the need to treat a patient presenting only with erythema migrans.
Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in lesional skin of patients with erythema migrans and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans by ospA-specific PCR.
Testing for Lyme disease in New Brunswick depends on these three factors: 1) a known tick bite, 2) erythema migrans, 3) a history of visiting or living in one of the two identified "endemic areas" in the province identified by Public Health Officials.
One patient reported erythema migrans, and both had clinical evidence of disseminated infection.
The analysis of the results with respect to various types of borreliosis showed significantly increased levels of MDA in patients with Erythema migrans as compared to those with Lyme arthritis.
A 3-year-old female with no history of recent travel presented to her family physician in July 2011 with a skin rash on the right side of her face consistent with erythema migrans (Figure 1).
Nadelman and his colleagues analyzed the genotypes of the infecting organisms in a study of 17 adults who had a total of 22 paired episodes of erythema migrans between 1991 and 2011.
Recall that CDC data indicate that erythema migrans (EM) rashes are reported in 68% of patients meeting the surveillance case definition, and that the guidelines recommend two-tier serologic testing of patients lacking the diagnostic rash.
McCleary said she has no recollection of coming in contact with a tick, nor having any signs of erythema migrans.
The erythema migrans type of skin rash is different from a rash that appears as an allergic reaction to a tick or insect bite.
Erythema migrans, the characteristic bull's-eye rash, appears only in the early stage; neurologic involvement may develop at any time.