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Role of the apr lipoprotein in the pathogenesis of B. burgdorferi during murine infection
Infection with the bacterial agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), results in a severely debilitating disease with clinical manifestations including arthritis, neurological impairment and cardiac inflammation.(1) ...
Role of VIsE in host reinfection by the lyme disease spirochete, borretia burgdorferi
A key mechanism for immune evasion and persistent infection by the causative agent of Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), is antigenic variation of the immunodominant VIsE surface protein. Although a multitude ...