Antibodies to OspC, OspF and C6 antigens as indicators for infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in horses.

@article{Wagner2013AntibodiesTO,
  title={Antibodies to OspC, OspF and C6 antigens as indicators for infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in horses.},
  author={Bettina Wagner and Laura B. Goodman and Alicia Rollins and Heather Freer},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={533-7}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted by infected ticks (Ixodes spp.). Reports on Lyme disease in horses have increased in recent years. Nevertheless, the diagnosis of Lyme disease in horses is still challenging owing to its vague clinical presentation and the limitations of diagnostic tests. OBJECTIVES This study used a new serological Lyme multiplex assay to examine antibody responses to 3 antigens of B. burgdorferi, outer surface… CONTINUE READING
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