Animal Studies Show Spirochete Persists After Lyme Treatment

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A number of animal studies have shown that the Lyme spirochete has survived antibiotic Lyme treatment. A brief review of these studies can be found in the House Foreign Relations Committee testimony of Stephen Barthold, DVM, PhD, University of California, Davis.

See link: http://archives-republicans-foreignaffairs.house.gov/112/HHRG-112-FA16-WState-BartholdS-20120717.pdf

Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4), was the Chair of the hearing, in which the Lyme Disease Association President also testified.

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