Lyme-like pathogens are likely contaminating blood supply: GP

MICRO-ORGANISMS which cause Lyme-like illness are likely contaminating the blood supply, a GP has suggested.

Dr Richard Schloeffel, who describes himself as a wholistic GP specialising in chronic and complex disorders, says denialism over a Lyme-like disease in Australia is leaving patients frightened and without appropriate care.

He told the launch of a Lyme disease Parliamentary Friendship Group recently that Lyme disease was the fastest growing tick-borne