Borrelia miyamotoi

Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

UNDER OUR SKIN: AND MAYBE UNDER YOURS   (Purchase Under Our Skin and get the sequel, Emergence, free. December purchases, doubled!) CDC Is Not Enough Basic understanding of how tick born pathogens behave in the human host in advance of exposure could protect the quality of life you or your loved one's currently enjoy. Trusting … Continue reading Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

Borrelia Miyamatoi

Key information from the research In Germany and not merely Japan, we find questing or infectious ticks limited to only having this new species. The quote is: Borrelia miyamotoi was the sole spirochete detected in larval ticks sampled while questing. Miyamatoi is highly unique in some ways. It is not detected by many labs, and … Continue reading Borrelia Miyamatoi

Borrelia miyamotoi Infection - The New Deer Tick-Borne Disease

New Tick-borne infection A new tick-borne infection that shares many similarities with Lyme disease has been discovered in 18 patients in southern New England and neighboring New York by researchers at the Yale Schools of Public Health and Medicine. The report is published in the Jan. 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. … Continue reading Borrelia miyamotoi Infection - The New Deer Tick-Borne Disease

Human Borrelia Miyamotoi Infection In The United States

Borrelia miyamotoi Borrelia miyamotoi, a spirochete that is genetically related to the species of borrelia that cause relapsing fever, has been detected in all tick species that are vectors of Lyme disease.1,2 It was detected in Ixodes scapularis ticks from Connecticut in 2001 and subsequently has been detected in all areas of the United States … Continue reading Human Borrelia Miyamotoi Infection In The United States

Stanford study says ticks may cause double trouble

A Stanford study has found that ticks infected with the bacterium that causes Lyme disease and a newly identified human pathogen are widespread in the San Francisco Bay Area. Researchers found ticks infected with the bacterium that causes Lyme disease and a newly identified human pathogen in nearly every Bay Area park they examined. As … Continue reading Stanford study says ticks may cause double trouble