Epidemiologic, ecologic and clinical characteristics of Lyme borrelliosis in northwest Croatia.

@article{Golubi1998EpidemiologicEA,
  title={Epidemiologic, ecologic and clinical characteristics of Lyme borrelliosis in northwest Croatia.},
  author={Dragutin Golubi{\'c} and S G Rijpkema and N Tkalec-Makovec and E Ruzi{\'c}},
  journal={Acta medica Croatica : casopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti},
  year={1998},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
Investigated were the epidemiologic, ecologic and clinical characteristics of Lyme borreliosis in northwest Croatia. In a seroepidemiologic study, human sera were analyzed by indirect immunofluorescent assay (IFA), and ten out of 134 serum samples were positive for B. burgdorferi antibodies. In a seroepizootiologic study, wildlife and domestic animals were tested by inhibition ELISA. Antibodies to B. burgdorferi were found in nine out of 42 roe deer sera, and in three out of nine hare sera… CONTINUE READING