While tick-borne infections spike in Pennsylvania, doctors disagree over treatments

05.15.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Cases of Lyme disease in the Keystone State have triples tripled over the last five years. The two leaders in treatment, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, agree that antibiotics should be used. But the groups do not agree about how to treat patients and for how long.

Some doctors claim people are being misdiagnosed because symptoms are similar to other illnesses.