No evidence to implicate Borrelia burgdorferi in the pathogenesis of dilated cardiomyopathy in the United Kingdom.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether Borrelia burgdorferi is implicated in the pathogenesis of dilated cardiomyopathy in the United Kingdom. DESIGN A controlled prospective study. Patients' notes were reviewed for evidence of Lyme disease and serum samples were tested by enzyme linked immunoadsorbent assay (ELISA) for antibodies to B burgdorferi. Samples with… (More)

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