Bacterial Diseases

Bacterial Diseases

Bacterial Diseases provides readers an overview of a broad variety of bacterial infections. Chapters cover the description of specific disease and its causative agent, followed by information about ...
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Lyme Disease: A Borrelia Burgdorferi Infection

Pp. 133-135 (3)

DOI: 10.2174/9789811473760120010032

Author(s): Muhammad Imran Qadir, Sidra Noureen

Abstract

Lyme disease is an infection that is caused by ticks and strains of bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. The disease is transmitted to humans and also to the livestock and pets through ticks. Symptoms of this disease are headache, fever, and other skin infections. Diagnosis of this disease is difficult but can be diagnosed by ELISA and western blot tests. Different types of antibiotics are used for the treatment of Lyme disease. Through drugs and antibiotics, recovery begins sooner.

Keywords:

Causes, Lyme disease, Symptoms, Treatment.