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Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from blood of children with solitary erythema migrans.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
The Pediatric infectious disease journal
Publication Date
Volume
20
Issue
3
Pages
251–255
Identifiers
PMID: 11303825
Source
Medline

Abstract

The isolation rate of B. burgdorferi sensu lato from the blood of children with solitary EM was 9%. The majority of the isolates were B. afzelii. Blood culture-positive patients treated with oral antibiotics were not at greater risk for unfavorable course of the disease than patients with negative blood culture result.

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