Specialized Clinic for Post-Lyme Disease Syndrome

The CIUSSS de l'Estrie – CHUS specialized clinic for post-Lyme disease syndrome offers medical support to people suffering from persistent symptoms of Lyme disease. The clinic, located in Sherbrooke, is directed by Dr. Alain Piché, who is a microbiologist and infectious-disease specialist. He is backed by a multidisciplinary team.

Access to the clinic is restricted to referral by a physician or other health-care professional. 


People who have been diagnosed with Lyme disease and have symptoms that persist beyond 6 months after treatment.

Services Provided 

The clinic's team provides care, follow-up, and support to overcome the various physical and mental problems associated with this condition. 

  • Assessment 
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Management of examinations and blood tests
  • Follow-up of CNESST and sick-leave forms
  • Participation in clinical trials or research protocols

Accessing the Services

  • Have been diagnosed with Lyme disease at least 6 months ago.
  • Have been referred by a health-care professional.

Clinic Objectives

  • Improve the quality of life for people with post-Lyme disease syndrome.
  • Provide information. 
  • Contribute to research and the academic mission. 

See also

Lyme Disease
Post-Lyme Disease Syndrome