Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 19th, 2004
Researchers there performed a study "to define the risk of developing Lyme borreliosis after a tick bite."
"A survey was conducted from 1993 to 1995 in the western part of Switzerland in a group of patients who presented for treatment of a recent tick bite," explained I. Nahimana and coauthors at the Institut Central des Hopitaux Valaisans. "Only patients with negative serological tests (enzyme-linked fluorescent assay screening test, and IgG and IgM immunoblots) at the first consultation and for whom a second blood sample was available 2 months later were included in the...
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