- Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, agent of Lyme disease (LD) in North America.
- Other strains may cause LD in regions outside the U.S., e.g. B. garinii, B. afzelii in Europe.
- These species may not trigger positive U.S. 2-tier Lyme serologic assays but are better detected by Lyme C6 or Vlse antibody testing.
There's more to see -- the rest of this topic is available only to subscribers.
© 2000–2023 Unbound Medicine, Inc. All rights reserved