Latest Lyme disease microbiology Stories
Study Offers Insights Into Metabolic Activity of Borrelia burgdorferi and May Lead to First Targeted Therapy for Lyme Disease PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Feb.
International team of scientists find liver problems may complicate inadequate treatment of tickborne illness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014
Thanks to new discoveries of ticks trapped in amber, the researchers have found that B. burgdorferi has called Earth home for some 15 million years, far pre-dating human existence on the planet.
A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.
Lyme disease, if not treated promptly with antibiotics, can become a lingering problem for those infected.
Candidate Oral Bait Vaccine Targets the Vector, Not Humans, to Interrupt Cycle of Transmission MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb.
International team of scientists finds evidence for sexual transmission. Carmel, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 A new study suggests that Lyme disease may
Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, hitchhikes in ticks for dissemination to mammalian hosts--including humans.
Approximately 300,000 US residents are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year – 10 times the number of cases reported to the government, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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