Peter Krause

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