But are they all really seropositive?Consequently, if the data indicate that immunocompetent patients with B. burgdorferi infection of more than a few months duration are virtually always seropositive, and if the definition of “chronic Lyme disease” requires symptoms of more than several months duration to be deemed chronic, all patients with “chronic Lyme disease” should be seropositive.
I posted a link from Sweden in the thread below:
live blood microscopy
http://www.lymeneteurope.org/forum/view ... =30#p42887
Only 70% of cases with chronic/late European borreliosis test positive with Diasorin Liaison ELISA (used in Sweden).