Collection and characterization of samples for establishment of a serum repository for lyme disease diagnostic test development and evaluation.

Abstract

Serological assays and a two-tiered test algorithm are recommended for laboratory confirmation of Lyme disease. In the United States, the sensitivity of two-tiered testing using commercially available serology-based assays is dependent on the stage of infection and ranges from 30% in the early localized disease stage to near 100% in late-stage disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01409-14

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