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Medical / Scientific Abstract
|Title:||Seronegative chronic relapsing neuroborreliosis.|
|Authors:||Lawrence C, Lipton RB, Lowy FD, Coyle PK|
|Source:||Eur Neurol 1995;35(2):113-7|
|Organization:||Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, N.Y., USA.|
We report an unusual patient with evidence of Borrelia burgdorferi infection who experienced repeated neurologic relapses despite aggressive antibiotic therapy. Each course of therapy was associated with a Jarisch-Herxheimer-like reaction. Although the patient never had detectable free antibodies to B. burgdorferi in serum or spinal fluid, the CSF was positive on multiple occasions for complexed anti-B. burgdorferi antibodies, B. burgdorferi nucleic acids and free antigen.
Antibiotics, ADVERSE EFFECTS, THERAPEUTIC USE, Antibodies, Bacterial, CEREBROSPINAL FLUID, Antigen-Antibody Reactions, Case Report, Chronic Disease, Female, Human, Lyme Disease, DRUG THERAPY, IMMUNOLOGY, Middle Age, Nervous System Diseases, DRUG THERAPY, IMMUNOLOGY, Recurrence
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