Lyme borreliosis in Europe and North America.

@article{Piesman2004LymeBI,
  title={Lyme borreliosis in Europe and North America.},
  author={Joseph F. Piesman and L. E. Gern},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={129 Suppl},
  pages={S191-220}
}
Since the discovery of the Lyme disease spirochete in North America in 1982 and in Europe in 1983, a plethora of studies on this unique group of spirochetes that comprise Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato has been accumulated. In an attempt to compare and contrast Lyme borreliosis in Europe and North America we have reviewed the biology of the aetiologic agents, as well as the clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of this disease on both continents. Moreover, we have detailed the ecology of… CONTINUE READING
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