Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne infectious disease in the U.S., with the CDC estimating 300,000 diagnoses every year.1. It's transmitted by blacklegged deer ticks infected with Lyme bacteria. Strains active in the U.S. are typically from the bacterial species Borrelia burgdorferi Surprise: I tested positive for Borrelia burgdorferi (IgM) and EBV (IgG). The EBV is nothing special, around 95% of the population have this. It can be reactivated though when the immune system is suppressed (for example by prednisolone). But the Borrelia burgdorferi (IgM positive, IgG negative, Western Blot: p41; Osp17, (VlsE)) could be a real.
The reason most people can't get rid of Lyme is because they don't understand that Borellia, when attacked, can make Blebs (the common 'cyst' form) containing m-RNA and Super Coiled DNA which under the right conditions can form into one new spirochete.The m-RNA forms the soft fatty primitive egg often refered to as the 'cyst form' although that is a mis-nomer Borrelia EliSpot 1 Borrelia b. Full Antigen 11 SI--> lyme antigen present - mine was initially 30, it kept on going down with treatment, now it is 0 (zero). 1 Borrelia b. OSP-Mix 17 SI--> borrelia outer surface proteins present - combination of multiple outer surface proteins for lyme - very non specific, like a yes/no , mine was +7. now it is Here is a list of Medical Abbreviations that are used on forums: Abx = antibiotics AB = antibody Abd = abdomen AC = before meals Ad Lib = as much as needed ANA = Anti Nuclear Antibody ART = Autonomic Response Testing Babs = babesiosis/babesia Bart = bartonella Bb = Borrelia burgdorferi BBB = blood brain barrier BID = twice a day BIW = twice a wee Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United States. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and rarely, Borrelia mayonii.It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to.
Forums New Player Guide Subscribe Desktop View. Sign Out. Home. D&D Beyond Forums. Dungeons & Dragons Discussion. Dungeon Masters Only. The Wanderer's Guide to Borrelia - Feedback Appreciated Borrelia, as in the disease you get from ticks? The name might distract from the coolness of the world, maybe change it or turn a few letters around The Phelix phage. -based test: • Direct evidence of Borrelia presence • High sensitivity and specificity • Can distinguish Lyme from Relapsing fever Borrelia strains • Could distinguish active and non-active Borrelia presence • Could be developed to have the ability to distinguish. different Borrelia sub . Heart palpitations or an irregular heart beat ( Lyme carditis) Episodes of dizziness or shortness of breath. Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. Nerve pain. Shooting pains, numbness, or tingling in the hands or feet. Diagnosis and Testing INTRODUCTION. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It is a spirochetal infection caused by six species in the spirochete family Borreliaceae.The taxonomy of these spirochetes is undergoing revision, and the genus name may be represented as either Borrelia or Borreliella.In either case, the abbreviation for the genus is B and stands for. Borrelia antibodies persist indefinitely in some patients and this does not indicate continuing disease or a need for re-treatment. Serological testing for Lyme disease in the UK and much of the.
Borrelia Burgdorferi's Shield, Forum and Place of Commerce. Biofilm is a slimy and gluey substance that Borrelia Burgdorferi generates to shield itself from antibiotics and the immune system. Borrelia can also hide in other microbial's biofilm and vice versa. Fibrin, a protein our bodies create for blot clotting, is the basic building material. I had the opportunity to attend and moderate the 5th annual event from The Forum for Integrative Medicine Solutions For Complex Illness: Putting The Pieces Together held online on March 26-28, 2020. This event has become such an amazing community of like-minded practitioners working hard to improve the lives of their patients I feel that Rage is serious when someone can get so out of control that they kill many people. I Lyme Rage overlooked in the World The spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, a corkscrew, spiral shaped bacterium that causes Lyme disease, is transmitted to humans by hard ticks. Currently two species of deer ticks, the eastern black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and the western black-legged tick, I. pacificus, are known vectors for B. burgdorferi, the causative agent of. Understanding Babesia: Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment for this Common Lyme Coinfection. Babesia is spread primarily by ticks, and so perhaps unsurprisingly, it's a relatively common coinfection in people with chronic Lyme disease. In fact, it may be present in up to 40% of Lyme patients, according to a report in Trends in Parasitology
Napriek tomu, že poznáme vyvolávateľa, hlavného vektora prenosu nákazy, čiastočne patogenézu a veľkú časť klinických prejavov ochorenia, pri stanovovaní diagnózy lymskej boreliózy lekár často stojí pred zložitým problémom. Lymská borelióza (LB) je infekcia, ktorá môže prebiehať subakútne až chronicky s prejavmi rozvíjajúcimi sa od lokálnych zmien, k formám. 1 INTRODUCTION. Over the past decade, since the first ACVIM Small Animal Lyme Consensus Statement 1 was written, a broader understanding of the large number of Borrelia species that exist, the variability of strains of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (Bb), and the diversity of other pathogens carried by Ixodes and other ticks has been gained. The geographic distribution of infected ticks.
A rugged rascal since puppyhood, Cowboy had weathered many scuffs, but in spring 2012 his owner, Jay Phillips, noticed something very wrong. Though he had been fine the previous day, suddenly the Boston terrier was reluctant to move or eat and began crying late one night. He seemed limp and in the morning he was paralyzed from the neck down. It was terrifying, said Phillips An update of the 2006 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Consensus Statement on Lyme Disease in Dogs: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention was presented at the 2016 ACVIM Forum in Denver, CO, followed by panel and audience discussion and a drafted consensus statement distributed online to diplomates for comment Bartonella treatments Cat-Scratch Disease treatments. Most cases of cat-scratch disease go away on their own, so antibiotics are typically not recommended.Instead, guidelines recommend analgesics and careful monitoring. Though there is little data to support specific antibiotic treatment of cat-scratch disease in patients with functioning immune systems, antibiotics (e.g. a 4 day course) are. The Pre-History of Borrelia. Borrelia is an ancient and sorrowful land, full of great beauty and hope, but also great sacrifice and despair. It has existed for time eternal, but only relatively recently bore witness to life the Gods bestowed upon the world. Great empires were forged and fell in the midst of the ages
. #1. Question about mycoplasma IgG level. I have been treated with antibiotics for the mycoplasma M. Pneumoniae for the last two years. My IgG is higher now than when I started treatment. My original test showed very high IgG although the IgM was in the normal range. My CFS doctor feels a high IgG is significant but my Lyme doctor. Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the only species known to cause Lyme disease in humans in North America. 1,2. Borrelia are transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected Ixodes tick-Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus in the United States and Ixodes ricinus in Europe. Both adult and nymph forms of the tick can cause human infection
Guidelines, reviews and disease coding. This section is for guidelines, reviews and coding with public consultation processes for ME/CFS and similar and related illnesses. Scientific papers about guidelines and reviews should be posted in the Research section Role of the VlsE lipoprotein in immune avoidance by the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. Forum on Immunopathological Diseases and Therapeutics, 7(3-4): 191-204. Bankhead, T., & Chaconas, G. (2007). The role of VlsE antigenic variation in the Lyme disease spirochete: Persistence through a mechanism that differs from other pathogens Connie Strasheim is the author or co-author of 11 wellness books, including New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment: 10 Top Doctors Real Healing Strategies that Work. (October, 2016) and Beyond a. General Microbiology, Microorganisms, Eubacteria, Borrelia Borrelia mayonii. Borrelia mayonii by PubAg a service from the USDA and NAL. Full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access
In his talk at the Precision Medicine conference, Lewis showed a slide that looked like this: This bar graph depicts the number of colonies remaining after treating Bb with the following four drugs: doxycycline, ceftriaxone, vancomycin, and disulfiram. It is clear that vancomycin is a powerful drug to treat Lyme disease Introduction. Lyme disease, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, and multiple closely related Borrelia species, is the most common vector-borne human disease in the Northern Hemisphere (1, 2).About 300,000 new cases are diagnosed in the United States annually (3, 4).Tick-borne infections are on the rise in the USA and Europe due to a host of different factors including climate change (5, 6) and. Borrelia burgdorferi is a tick-borne spirochete that causes Lyme borreliosis (LB). After an initial tick bite, it spreads from the deposition site in the dermis to distant tissues of the host. It is generally believed that this spirochete disseminates via the hematogenous route. Borrelia persica causes relapsing fever and is able to replicate in the blood stream A new study out of Stanford university shows promise at completly killing off the disease-causing bacteria borrelia burgdorferi. This disease-causing agent was typically prescribed common antibiotics to fight the infection. For 20% of those patients the standard antibiotics did not work. For.. Post by Lyme Challenged onDec 22, 2015 at 4:20pm. Compliments of Thomas Grier. Borrelia burgdorferi was found in the spinal fluid of a Norwegian MS patient using our DNA Beacon Probes. Here a group of B burgdorferi are found clumping together in a thin biofilm. Finding this in spinal fluid is a huge discovery
Lyme disease, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, is a tick-borne disease, the global distribution of which corresponds to the distribution of Ixodes tick that transmits the organism.Borrelia burgdorferi is normally carried by mice, squirrels, birds, and other small animals. Ticks become infected while feeding on the infected animal and thus transmit the disease to humans Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, spread through an infected tick's bite. The most common ticks to spread the infection are: • The blacklegged tick (or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis) in the Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic and North-Central United States; and • The western blacklegged tick (Ixode
Lyme Disease Surveillance Case Report Form. pdf icon. [PDF - 2 pages] (for public health officials' use) Note: Surveillance case definitions establish uniform criteria for disease reporting and should not be used as the sole criteria for establishing clinical diagnoses, determining the standard of care necessary for a particular patient. After testing positive for both Borrelia Burgdorferi, Borrelia Hermsii, as well as several other co-infections, I struggled through 2 long years of Lyme treatment, but have vastly improved
Some strains of Borrelia might have genes that confer resistance to some antibiotics, as is the case with many other pathogens. In the absence of tests that can differentiate between a mild and a dangerous strain of Borrelia, it seems prudent to explicitly inform doctors and patients about the variability in risk from Lyme disease Bacteria such as Borrelia can alter their shape and size in response to environmental conditions, says University of New Haven molecular biologist Eva Sapi, with Borrelia morphing into at least seven different forms, including cysts and granular forms. The spiral shape that the bacteria is known for can morph into these specialized forms inside. Search ProHealth forums Borrelia burgdorferi, Bartonella and Babesia. Many, many people here have discovered that these infections CAUSED their symptoms. Fibromyalgia can be associated with Borrelia burgdorferi, rib pain with Bartonella and migraines with Babesia. These infections are often found together Borrelial lymphocytoma (BL) is a rare skin manifestation of European Lyme borreliosis (LB). It appears as a small skin induration that slowly enlarges to a solitary bluish-red nodule or plaque with a diameter up to a few centimeters and is predominantly located on the ear lobe in children and the breast in adults (Figure 1A and 1B).Histologically, there is an intense polyclonal lymphocytic. borrelia - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. All Free
Lyme Disease Stories. Ticks and Lyme disease are far too common and not at all discriminating. There are over 400,000 new cases of Lyme disease each year in the US and more than half a million Americans suffering from long-term or late-stage Lyme disease. Some are fortunate to be diagnosed and treated early, but for some the path to a cure is. PBORB : Lyme disease is a multisystem and multistage tick-transmitted infection caused by spirochetal bacteria in the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bbsl) complex.(1) Nearly all human infections are caused by 3 Bbsl species; B burgdorferi sensu stricto (hereafter referred to as B burgdorferi) is the primary cause of Lyme disease in North America, while B afzelii and B garinii are the primary.
kagura wrote: i just spend 5 days in a countryside with my friends who doesn't cut their grass, because idk hippies. anyhow when i went there i was like Nope i won't go outside here, ticks. and they said they haven't seen any ticks in this summer. and they like just lay there there naked because idk hippies. so i was hanging there too barefoot. Lyme Meningitis. Ceftriaxone 2g IVq12h x 14-28 days. Doxycycline 200-400mg/d divided into two doses q day x 10-28 days. Preferred for facial palsy or Lyme meningitis (lack of efficacy studies other medications) Penicillin G, Cefotaxime What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.Of the three species, Borrelia burgdorferi is the main cause of Lyme disease in North America, whereas Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii are more prevalent in Europe. The disease is named after the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut, where a number. lished in 23 of 26 counties, 4 of which had Borrelia burg-dorferi sensu stricto-infected ticks. Public health officials should be vigilant for increasing Lyme disease incidence in this region. I n the United States, Lyme disease caused by tickborne bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto occurs pri-marily in the Northeast and upper. Lyme borreliosis is the most common tick-transmitted illness in the Northern Hemisphere [1, 2].It is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato .Human disease is associated with at least 3 Borrelia species: B. burgdorferi sensu stricto (B. burgdorferi), Borrelia afzelii, and Borrelia garinii. All isolates from North American patients have been members of the genomic group B. burgdorferi.
Claritin Kills Lyme Disease! This article is a work in progress. It is not complete. Please send any comments or questions.. New research is emerging on how Claritin, chemical name Loratadine, can block Borrelia's ability to absorb manganese, which is a critical micronutrient / trace metal that keeps the bacteria alive Next Generation Sequencing is capable of sequencing millions of small strands of DNA from a single blood sample, potentially improving its sensitivity compared to PCR testing, which only detects predetermined larger strands of DNA. We will test the ability of NGS to detect Borrelia burgdorferi DNA in the blood of pediatric patients with Lyme. The Babesia microti (B. microti) parasite that leads to Babesia is commonly seen in blacklegged deer ticks. But according to the authors, it's also common to find ticks and enzootic hosts carrying both Borrelia burgdorferi (the causative agent of Lyme disease) and B. microti. In fact, between 12% and 42% of rodents are co-infected with both.
OspC is the main immunogenic protein exhibited by Borrelia in the tick's salivary glands and in the dog's body during natural infection. Three of the current Lyme disease vaccines contain 2 strains of inactivated Borrelia isolates—1 OspA producing strain and 1 unique OspC producing strain, which perhaps adds an additional layer of protection Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) is the causative agent of Lyme disease or borreliosis in mammalian hosts. Ticks of the genus Ixodes are the main vectors of this spirochete [ 12 ]. Dogs are susceptible to infection but clinical disease generally is milder and less frequent than in humans [ 13 ] The cause of the disease is the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted via the bite of the tick Ixodes ricinus. Most ticks are not infected and hence most tick-bites do not result in infection and most infections, if apparent as erythema migrans, do not progress to later stages of the disease including Lyme arthritis Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) is an uncommon skin condition affecting distal parts of the limbs. It is caused by chronic borrelial infection. It is the most common manifestation of the late stage of Lyme disease. Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans means persistent inflammation of the skin of the extremities with atrophy (tissue loss) Borrelia burgdorferi by The Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC). PATRIC is the Bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center, an information system designed to support the biomedical research community's work on bacterial infectious diseases
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jan;5(1). Mygland A, Ljøstad U, Fingerle V, et al. EFNS guidelines on the diagnosis and management of European Lyme neuroborreliosis. Eur J Neurol. 2010 Jan;17(1)8-16, e1-4. Related Hot Topic: The Essentials of Ticks and Tick-Borne Disease Lyme.Borrelia. 12-01-2018. Adry T. Nu este medic/terapeut. În luna decembrie 2017 pe 8 mai exact seara a apărut brusc problema cu vederea, dubla si incetosata care a durat putin. Pe 9 decembrie am mers la spitalul de oftalmologie Bucuresti pt ca problema era mai intensa si ni s-a spus că nu este nimic si sa mergem la neurologie Lyme Disease Support Group. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere. It is now one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the U.S. Lyme disease is caused by infection with the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, and is primarily transmitted to humans as well as dogs, horses and other domesticated animals by the bite of infected ticks Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, the cause of Lyme disease, is transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected tick. CDC / Janice Carr. Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread by certain types of ticks, is a growing problem in the United States. First described in 1977 as Lyme arthritis after a cluster of cases was reported in Old Lyme.
The spirochete that causes Lyme disease - Borrelia burgdorferi - and the associated tickborne infections such as Bartonella and Babesia can directly affect any organ system in the body, including the gastrointestinal tract. About 80% of the immune system is located around the digestive tract, so digestive health influences the immune response The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of antibody to Borrelia burgdorferi in Croatia in various population groups. The study comprised 263 individuals: 93 healthy subjects (travellers); 100 controls separated into 2 subgroups, 50 from high risk zone (endemic) and 50 from low risk zone (non-endemic); and 70 members. Lyme disease can be tricky to diagnose. The signs and symptoms can look like many other health problems. The ticks that spread it can pass other diseases on to you at the same time. Plus, the.
However, it is not Lyme Borrelia, which has been long debated, but rather Australian Borrelia that belongs to a unique hybrid group. Currently there are 3 medically accepted groups of Borrelia. B.burgdorferi (USA and Europe), relapsing fever Borrelia (Asia, Africa, South America and USA) and reptilian Borrelia, which is a combination of. One other signature of Borrelia is a very stiff and sometimes crunchy neck. If backing your car and/or singing has become very difficult for you, suspect Lyme disease. Bartonella (also known as Cat Scratch Fever) - sometimes has a signature stretch-mark rash. The signature symptom is foot pain Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) and rickettsiae of the spotted fever group are zoonotic tick-borne pathogens. While small mammals are confirmed reservoirs for certain Borrelia spp., little is known about the reservoirs for tick-borne rickettsiae. Between 2012 and 2014, ticks were collected from the vegetation and small mammals which were trapped in Saxony, Germany Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through tick bites. Here are symptoms, treatment options and prevention tips when it comes to Lyme disease in dogs
I also cannot help but wondering if the lack of thiamine response in the borrelia bacteria is not some recent evolutionary adaptation to trehalose availability. Remember, trehalose is the survival sugar of choice, whose synthesis is upregulated in the absence of thiamine. Twenty years of trehalose availability for insects and microbes is akin. Atypical symptoms of Lyme disease: numbness, paresthesia and abdominal wall weakness. Doctors are beginning to consider Lyme disease as a possible diagnosis in patients who present with unusual symptoms. This case study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, features a patient with unique manifestations of Lyme disease . The first three are very closely related and all cause a broadly similar disease process; B miyamotoi is more closely related to the relapsing fever group of Borrelia. An infection caused by Borrelia bacteria can be termed a 'Borreliosis.
. In 1975, researchers from Yale investigated an epidemic of 51 patients with arthritis who lived near the woodsy town of Lyme, Connecticut. The most common symptom was recurrent attacks of knee swelling. A few had pain in other joints, such as the wrist or ankle. Many had fever, fatigue, and headache I've long thought that something is blocking my hormone production or binding to it. Now I realize is has to do with blood flow. My pathogens are candida, Borrelia or Lyme with co-infections, EBV, and chlamydia pneumonia. According to the second article the average CFS/FM patient has anywhere from one to seven pathogens that need eradication • Borrelia burgdorferi (causes Lyme disease) • Corynebacterium diphtheriae (diphtheria) • Legionella pneumophila (Legionnaires' disease) Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways. ArminLabs offers laboratory tests for chronic infections originating from tick-borne diseases. We are specialized in T-cellular tests (EliSpot), B-cellular tests (IgA, IgM and IgG-antibodies) and NK cell tests (CD57, CD56) in correlation with several bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal infections in the complexity of tick-borne and opportunistic infections
Iceman Mummy May Hold Earliest Evidence of Lyme Disease. Dr. Eduard Egarter-Vigl (left) and Dr. Albert Zink (right) taking a sample from the Iceman in November 2010. (Image credit: Samadelli Marco. In the United States, Lyme disease caused by tickborne bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto occurs primarily in the Northeast and upper Midwest ().In eastern Tennessee, which is considered nonendemic for Lyme disease, most of the human population resides in a low-elevation swath of the Tennessee Valley bordered to the west by the Cumberland Plateau and the east by the Great Smoky. Borrelia and other difficult to treat bacteria can be killed using Disulfiram [Antabuse]. This medication has been around. Read More. Summary of Deanna's Progress in 2019 Summary of Deanna's Progress in 2019. Dear friends and family, As we come to the end of another year one reflects on the past and what is to come. I am pleased to announce. Despite some skepticism in the medical community, chronic Lyme disease is a growing epidemic in the U.S. This stems partly from the shortcomings of many of the officially recommended Lyme disease tests, which leave too many patients with untreated infections that then become persistent and debilitating. The following article will cover what you should know about chronic Lyme and provide an. Eighty-two Years as Chronic Lyme Disease Patients. In 2015, Dr. Alan MacDonald, director of the Duray foundation and his colleagues tested Lewy Body tissue in the autopsy brain of Jack Gordon, who had Lewy Body Dementia. For the first time ever, Borrelia was detected in this tissue. Below, Jack Gordon's widow writes of their decades-long.
Forum; Lyme Borrelia Burgdorferi IgG by Western blot Test. Book Now. Rs. 5800. About The Laboratory. We work with NABL Accredited CAP Certified Lab Partner. Our laboratory partner is nationally and internationally recognised and is accredited to highest national standards in diagnostics industry Forum; Lyme Borrelia Burgdorferi IgM by Western blot Test. Book Now. Rs. 5800. About The Laboratory. We work with NABL Accredited CAP Certified Lab Partner. Our laboratory partner is nationally and internationally recognised and is accredited to highest national standards in diagnostics industry Microalbuminuria and comparison of serologic testing for exposure to Borrelia burgdorferi in nonclinical Labrador and Golden Retrievers. J Vet Diagn Invest 2007;19:294-297. Lees, GE, Brown SA, Elliott J, et al. Assessment and management of proteinuria in dogs and cats: 2004 ACVIM forum consensus statement (Small Animal) LYME DISEASE is an arthropod-borne infection that is caused by spirochetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group. Three genospecies have been identified as human pathogens. All 3 representatives of the B burgdorferi sensu lato group, B burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia garinii, and Borrelia afzelii, have been reported in Europe, 1 but only B burgdorferi sensu stricto has been reported. Borrelia infection is not a substantive risk factor in the development of celiac disease. Keywords: Celiac disease, Lyme disease, Infection, Inflammation, Borrelia burgdorferi Background Celiac disease is an autoimmune enteropathy with genetic, environmental, and immunologic components . It is characterized by an aberrant immune response to.
Traditionally, vaccines directly target a pathogen or microbial toxin. Lyme disease, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, is a tick-borne illness for which a human vaccine is not currently available. B. burgdorferi binds a tick salivary protein, Salp15, during transmission from the vector, and this interaction facilitates infection of mice. We now show that Salp15 antiserum significantly protected. .l. (the bacterium that causes Lyme disease) and 75% by Treponema denticola (dental spirochetes), and that the Big-Pharma-controlled medical-industrial complex covered this up in order. LYME DISEASE is a tick-borne spirochetal disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and first recognized in this country in 1975 among children with acute arthritis in southeastern Connecticut. It is now the most commonly reported tick-borne illness in the United States. There are myriad potential neurologic manifestations, including aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, demyelinating encephalopathy.