Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 15th, 1999
Extensive laboratory testing of 23 adults with the characteristic bull's eye rash showed that 70 percent were not infected with the spirochete known to cause Lyme disease, according to the study published in the November 1999 issue of Archives of Dermatology.
Thirty percent of patients did test positive for the spirochete, but on closer analysis, even in those patients, the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi had a different protein composition than that...
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