Borrelia miyamotoi


Borrelia miyamotoi is a bacteria is in the relapsing fever group of  Borrelia. Although it’s not closely related to the Lyme disease bacteria, it can cause a Lyme-like-illness. Symptoms include fever, headaches, muscle aches and chills, rash uncommon. Diagnosis is by PCR testing that is now available at several labs. Treatment is doxycycline.  Borrelia miyamotoi was identified […]

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