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Annual Booster Doses Needed for Lyme Disease Vaccine

KEY POINT

Patients who receive the three-shot series of Lyme disease vaccine (LymeRix—SmithKline Beecham) will need annual booster shots.

SOURCES

SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals Product Information Dept.; Parenti et al., paper presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Sept. 1999.