Lyme: Transmitted People-to-People?

If the Lyme Disease bacterium is a spirochete and the syphilis bacterium is a spirochete (they are “cousins”), then shouldn’t Lyme be sexually transmitted too? Well, a 2014 study indicates that it is. Control subjects who were asymptomatic and seronegative for Bb had no detectable spirochetes in genital secretions by PCR analysis. In contrast, spirochetes […]

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