Cellular immune response in Lyme disease: the response to mitogens, live Borrelia burgdorferi, NK cell function and lymphocyte subsets.

Although some manifestations of Lyme disease may be secondary to the presence of B. burgdorferi, the immune system appears to play a significant role in the clinical manifestations of the disease. The humoral response is well characterized, however the cellular response remains poorly defined. To further define cellular immunity in Lyme disease, the… (More)