1921
Volume 44, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

The Texas Department of Health Laboratory cultured arthropods from November 1988 through December 1989 in an attempt to isolate , the etiologic agent of Lyme disease. Spirochetes were isolated from eight of 1,093 pools of arthropods cultured. The spirochetal isolates were from several tick and one flea species, including , and . These 8 isolates reacted specifically when treated with monoclonal antibodies to . Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of six lysates showed them to be virtually identical with strain B31 of .

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