Tag Archives: Lyme

Lyme isn’t all you can get from a tick bite

You have tested negative for Lyme disease with ELISA, Western Blot and iSpot Lyme. However, you still have symptoms synonymous with Lyme disease like muscle and headaches, fatigue, chills and fever. Testing negative for Lyme disease, doesn’t always mean that … Continue reading

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Tick bites: Scarier than ghosts and goblins

This Halloween when you see vampires and zombies, remember that nature can be the best at being gross.  A recent post in the New York Times includes a video that helps explain how the ticks that carry Lyme disease are … Continue reading

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Lyme disease study from Pharmasan Labs selected as 2013 feature paper

Cells, a peer-reviewed, international, open access journal, has selected Pharmasan Labs’ research study entitled “An Enhanced ELISPOT Assay for Sensitive Detection of Antigen-Specific T-Cell Responses to Borrelia burgdorferi” as a Feature Paper of 2013.  Feature Papers are selected for their … Continue reading

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Lyme disease infection rate ten times higher than previously reported

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released preliminary results of three ongoing studies indicating Lyme disease infection is ten times higher than previous studies showed. In a press release on Monday, August 19, 2013, the CDC stated … Continue reading

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iSpot Lyme: A New Approach to Lyme Disease Testing

It looks like spring has finally arrived! Along with warmer weather, this means the return of ticks to certain regions and new cases of Lyme disease. The Centers for Disease control (CDC) reported approximately 32,500 new cases of Lyme disease … Continue reading

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