Recent Examples of spirochete from the Web
Infected ticks need to be attached 24 to 72 hours before transmission of the spirochete [bacteria] occurs.
The director of the CAES tick testing program, Goudarz Molaei, said about 40 percent of the more than 2,600 ticks checked so far this season are carrying the Lyme disease spirochetes.
Many other papers have linked HSV-1 with Alzheimer’s and studies have also implicated bacteria as culprits, including pneumonia-causing bacteria and the spirochetes that cause Lyme disease.
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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