|Title||Persistent Borrelia Infection in Patients with Ongoing Symptoms of Lyme Disease|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||Middelveen, MJ, Sapi, E, Burke, J, Filush, KR, Franco, A, Fesler, MC, Stricker, RB|
|Keywords||Lyme disease; Borrelia burgdorferi; tickborne disease; chronic infection; spirochete culture|
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.