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The study used multiple methods to evaluate the presence of (Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes) the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, before and after antibiotic treatment in primates.
The next day, no live spirochetes could be found on the animal’s ulcers, and within three weeks, the ulcers were completely gone.
All communicable diseases have window periods during which the infection is so new that the virus, parasite or spirochete can be in the blood and actively replicating, but at such low levels that even the most sensitive tests cannot detect it.
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