Variation in Lyme Symptoms Attributed to Differing Strains of the Lyme Bacteria?

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Willowrose
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   Posted 11/14/2009 9:05 PM (GMT -6)   
This may illuminate reasons why some people have different and/or more severe symptoms than others with Lyme disease. 
 
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, electronically published 12 November
2009.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/648091


These results demonstrate in vitro and in vivo that B. burgdorferi has
greater inflammatory potential than B. afzelii and B. garinii, which may
account in part for variations in the clinical manifestations of Lyme
borreliosis.

 

 

 



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blessings723
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   Posted 11/15/2009 3:44 AM (GMT -6)   
wow...so those with little inflammation might have different strains of borreliosis. Good article. What is being used to treat these 2 other strains anyway?
I refuse to stay sick! Period. 
 
 

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