Is chronic illness in patients with Lyme disease caused by persistent infection?

tick mechanismDecades of research has been able to reveal mechanisms and proposed mechanisms of how the bacteria Borrelia is able to evade human immune defenses and aggressive antibiotic regimens. This research has been used to further look into the question of whether chronic illness in patients with Lyme Disease is due to persistent infection. No definitive evidence has been found, but research continues to grow and provide light on how Borrelia behaves in the human body.

This article has reviewed the research from previous decades and the evidence that points towards Borrelia‘s ability for immune evasion and persistent infection.

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