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Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease

Patient Case, cont.

Slide 14

May 2008

Returning to our patient case to wrap up, a second serum specimen was submitted 10 days later for follow-up Lyme serology. The result of the screen EIA was again positive and Lyme Western blot was determined to be positive for both IgM and IgG. These laboratory results provided strong supportive evidence that this patient had been recently infected with Borrelia burgdorferi.

Patient Case, cont.


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