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Shining a Light on Mechanisms of Persistence

Posted by elenacook on 25 Oct 2012 at 11:09 GMT

Seventy years ago, science writer B. Newman warned that the astounding ability of Borrelia and other spirochetes to establish persistent infection in the face of immunocompetence and penicillin had made them an obsession of Japanese bioweaponeers. The authors of this present study have masterfully elucidated what may prove to be a crucial mechanism of chronic, multi-system infection in Lyme Borreliosis.

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RE: Shining a Light on Mechanisms of Persistence

Esapi replied to elenacook on 26 Oct 2012 at 04:42 GMT

Thank you very much for your support and kind words

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