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by dlf
Fri 12 Apr 2013 18:31
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Acute transverse myelitis in a child with LD
Replies: 4
Views: 1890

Re: Acute transverse myelitis in a child with LD

RitaA wrote, I wonder why the Tranverse Myelitis Association states that causality between neuroborreliosis and transverse myelitis has not yet been established? Well, I suspect it mostly relates to the unreliability of two-tier serology, lack of sensitivity for findings in central spinal fluid, if...
by dlf
Wed 10 Apr 2013 5:04
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Ontario Lawyer Challenges 2T Testing & More
Replies: 13
Views: 5897

Re: Ontario Lawyer Challenges 2T Testing & More

RitaA, Thank you for responding with the link to the focus floating microscopy discussion. There were several articles referenced which I found useful. Rita wrote, "That said, FFM does appear to be more reliable than PCR, so it most certainly would be an advance in cases of cutaneous borreliosis. Ev...
by dlf
Tue 9 Apr 2013 21:20
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Variable VlsE Critical for Host Reinfection
Replies: 1
Views: 956

Re: Variable VlsE Critical for Host Reinfection

Rita, Thank you so much for posting this. It strikes me as being one of the most important studies yet to to be published on Lyme Disease. The implications are enormous...... Many pathogens make use of antigenic variation as a way to evade the host immune response. A key mechanism for immune evasion...
by dlf
Mon 8 Apr 2013 17:21
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Ontario Lawyer Challenges 2T Testing & More
Replies: 13
Views: 5897

Re: Ontario Lawyer Challenges 2T Testing & More

My response to the off-topic continuation of this discussion probably would make more sense in another category. However, since it is a response, I am adding it to this thread. Henry wrote: What I find to be "strange" is IGenex's claim that their Western blot includes antigens from clinical isolates...