Persistent Borrelia Infection in Patients with Ongoing Symptoms of Lyme Disease

TitlePersistent Borrelia Infection in Patients with Ongoing Symptoms of Lyme Disease
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsMiddelveen, MJ, Sapi, E, Burke, J, Filush, KR, Franco, A, Fesler, MC, Stricker, RB
JournalHealthcare
Volume6
Start Page33
Issue2
Date Published03/2018
KeywordsLyme disease; Borrelia burgdorferi; tickborne disease; chronic infection; spirochete culture
Abstract

Persistent spirochetal infection despite antibiotic therapy has recently been demonstrated in non-human primates. We present evidence of persistent Borrelia infection despite antibiotic therapy in patients with ongoing Lyme disease symptoms.

URLhttps://www.mdpi.com/2227-9032/6/2/33