Variable manifestations, diverse seroreactivity and post-treatment persistence in non-human primates exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi by tick feeding

@inproceedings{Embers2017VariableMD,
  title={Variable manifestations, diverse seroreactivity and post-treatment persistence in non-human primates exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi by tick feeding},
  author={Monica E Embers and Nicole R. Hasenkampf and Mary B. Jacobs and Amanda C. Tardo and Lara A Doyle-Meyers and Mario T. Philipp and Emir Hodzic},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
The efficacy and accepted regimen of antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease has been a point of significant contention among physicians and patients. While experimental studies in animals have offered evidence of post-treatment persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi, variations in methodology, detection methods and limitations of the models have led to some uncertainty with respect to translation of these results to human infection. With all stages of clinical Lyme disease having previously been… CONTINUE READING

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