Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 8th, 2006
"Two hundred fifty New Jersey field-collected Ixodes scapularis Say ticks and 17 Colorado Ixodes spinipalpis Hadwen & Nuttall ticks were tested using three separate multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays. One assay targets the rrs-rr1A IGS region of Borrelia species to detect Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) and Borrelia miyamotoi s.l. The second assay targets the ospA region of B. burgdorferi s.l. to detect B. burgdorferi sensu stricto (s.s.),...
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