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EUCALB Imprint, Authorship, Copyright and Disclaimer Information


(Media owner and editor for the purposes of the Austrian Media Act)

Media Owner
Professor Gerold Stanek
Klinisches Institut für Hygiene
und Medizinische Mikrobiologie
der Medizinischen Universität Wien
Kinderspitalgasse 15
1095 Wien

Editor (responsible for content and editing of EUCALB.com,
content of linked pages excluded)
Professor Jeremy Gray
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4

EUCALB Advisory Board

Dr Ram B. Dessau MD, PhD,
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Slagels Hospital, Denmark

Professor Agustin Estrada-Pena DVM PhD,
Veterinary epidemiology, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Dr Volker Fingerle MD,
Infectious Diseases, National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Food and Health Safety Authority, Munich, Germany

Dr Lise Gern PhD,
Parasitology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Professor Jeremy Gray PhD,
Parasitology, University College Dublin, Ireland

Dr Klaus-Peter Hunfeld MD,
Infectious Diseases, University Hospital and School of Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Germany

Professor Benoit Jaulhac MD PhD,
Infectious Diseases, University of Strasbourg, France

Dr Olaf Kahl PhD,
Animal Ecology, Free University of Berlin

Professor Reinhard Kaiser MD,
Neurology, Pforzheim Hospital, Ruprecht-KarlsUniversity of Heidelberg, Germany

Professor Andreas Krause MD,
Rheumatology, Immanuel Hospital - Rheumaklinik Wannsee and the Center for Natural Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Dr W. Kristoferitsch, Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost, Donauspital, Vienna, Austria

Dr Alessandro Mannelli DVM PhD,
Veterinary Epidemiology, University of Turin

Dr Susan O'Connell MD,
Infectious Diseases,  Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom

Dr Katharina Ornstein MD,
Infectious Diseases, Lund University, Hässleholm Hospital, Sweden

Dr Annapaola Rizzoli, DVM, PhD,
Veterinary epidemiology, Centre for Alpine Ecology- Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy

Dr Hein Sprong PhD,
National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM), Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Professor Gerold Stanek MD,
Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Dr Joanna Stanzcak PhD,
Parasitology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Franc Strle MD,
Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia


Purpose of the EUCALB Site and General Information

This website consists of a short review of Lyme borreliosis and information on the activities of EUCALB. It is mainly intended for professionals (scientists, physicians, other health care personnel) without specialist knowledge of Lyme borreliosis but with a general interest in the subject. Members of the public visiting the site should note that the information provided on the EUCALB site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her health professional. All email correspondence is strictly confidential and no data submitted is retained without express permission.

This site is a non-profit information resource and carries no advertisements or endorsements. No cookies are employed.

The site is hosted by the Medical University of Vienna and funding for site administration is provided by the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin“ (Austrian Association for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine).



Professor Jeremy Gray (University College Dublin, Ireland),
Professor Gerold Stanek (Institut für Hygiene und Angewandte Immmunologie der Medizinischen Universität Wien, Austria).

We are grateful to Bernard Kaye (University College Dublin, Ireland) for the initial processing of many of the images.

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest with any organisations and there are no external influences on the web site. The  website acts as an information site for the research group, ESGBOR, which is a study group of the non-profit medical society European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID).


The information contained in this site is for general informational purposes only. The information is in no way intended to replace personalised diagnosis, treatment or care from an appropriate medical professional, and neither should the information discourage any individual from seeking professional advice. EUCALB and its members disclaim any responsibility (including in negligence) for all consequences of any person acting on, or refraining from acting in reliance on, information contained in this site.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 31 December 2015 13:42