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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

Language: Eng

Unique ID: 95317331

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