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Laboratory Diagnosis of Tick-Borne Infections

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Patient Case 3 (continued)

Slide 31

July 2010

Returning to our patient case, a second serum specimen was submitted 10 days later for follow up Lyme serology. The result of the screening 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 3 (continued)


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