Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection and Cutaneous Lyme Disease, Mexico
|Diagnosis||ELISA OD||WB, molecular weight, kDa†||PCR for fla gene||SB‡|
|Erythema migrans||0.469||23,30,39,41,45,58||+||Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto|
|Erythema migrans||0.146||NT||+||B. burgdorferi sensu stricto|
|Lymphocytoma||0.472||23,28,39,41,58,66||+||B. burgdorferi sensu stricto|
|Lymphocytoma||0.574||23,39,41,45,66,93||+||B. burgdorferi sensu stricto|
*Ig, immunoglobulin; OD, optical density; WB, Western blot; SB, Southern blot; NT, not tested.
†WB assay with B. burgdorferi sensu stricto antigen (Marxblot test), protein size of the bands recognized by the patient`s serum.
‡SB assay was done by using the probe specific for B. burgdorferi sensu stricto.
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