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Unformatted text preview: Laboratory: Darkfield smears can be used to observe the relapsing fever Borrelia but serologic tests (ELISA) are a better determinant for Lyme disease. CONTROL: Sanitary: Measures to eliminate the tick and louse vectors are important for reducing the incidence of human disease. Immunological: A recombinant vaccine is available for Lyme disease, with a 75-90% efficacy. Chemotherapeutic: is the drug of choice. NOTE: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have an excellent...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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