Epidemiology and diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis

@article{Wilske2005EpidemiologyAD,
  title={Epidemiology and diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis},
  author={Bettina Wilske},
  journal={Annals of Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={37},
  pages={568 - 579}
}
  • B. Wilske
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of Medicine
The multisystem disease Lyme borreliosis is the most frequent tick‐transmitted disease in the northern hemisphere. In Europe Lyme borreliosis is most frequent in Central Europe and Scandinavia (up to 155 cases per 100,000 individuals) and is caused by the species, B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. afzelii and B. garinii. The recently detected genospecies A14S may also play a role in skin manifestations. Microbiological diagnosis in European patients must consider the heterogeneity of borreliae… 

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