Infection in rabbits with the Lyme disease spirochete.

@article{Kornblatt1984InfectionIR,
  title={Infection in rabbits with the Lyme disease spirochete.},
  author={A. N. Kornblatt and Allen C. Steere and David G. Brownstein},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={57},
  pages={613 - 616}
}
Of 33 rabbits inoculated with Lyme disease spirochetes, two developed erythema chronicum migrans at the site of inoculation. Spirochetes were seen in skin biopsies of one of the lesions with immunoperoxidase and Warthin-Starry stains. Spirochetes were also recovered from the blood of two additional rabbits two weeks post-inoculation. These findings are… CONTINUE READING