Monday, 15 August 2011

Antibodies linked to long-term Lyme symptoms

Why is it that some people respond better to treatment for Lyme disease than others.  Is it possible they may have had a second infection they were not aware of... ? According to this study, certain patients diagnosed with post-Lyme disease syndrome have antibodies that suggest they carried the infection for an unusually long time. References :  Chandra A. et al. Clin. Immunol. (2011).