Now showing items 1-2 of 2
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 ...
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) ...