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- Minakowski, O., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Ticks and tick-borne diseases 2019 v.10 no.1 pp. 166-169
- antibodies; blood serum; immunoglobulin G; immunoglobulin M; patients; recombinant antigens; seroprevalence; tick-borne diseases; ticks
- ... About 5–20% of the general population in endemic areas have seroprevalence for anti-borrelial antibodies. Previous studies have shown a high rate of 25–97% of persisting anti-borrelial antibodies in patients with treated Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) at follow-up. These studies used immunoblots with antigens from whole-cell sonicates, which could be less specific than modern recombinant antigens. We ...