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Chapter 11.6 : Detection of Antibodies

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Lyme disease, or Lyme borreliosis (LB), is a multisystem disease caused by and transmitted through the bite of infected ticks ( ). It is currently the most frequent vector- borne infectious disease in the United States, with the highest incidence in the northeastern and midwestern states ( ). LB is also prevalent in Europe, where evidence of the disease existed in the early 1900s and where it is transmitted by complex.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Detection of Antibodies, p 173-182. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch11.6
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Table 11.6-1

Lyme disease stages

ACA, achrodermatitis chronica atrophicans.

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Detection of Antibodies, p 173-182. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch11.6

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