Tag Archives: hermsii

New York State Grants Approval for IGeneX’s Newly Developed Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever (TBRF) ImmunoBlot Tests

[CanLyme Note: New York State has one of the strictest certification and approval processes in North America for laboratory tests.  Canadian medical authorities have done nothing but lie about, criticize and malign Igenex for many years based upon opinion not science, simply because Canadians were turning to Igenex for better testing. Igenex has helped thousands of sick Canadians get their life Continues →

Mayo Researchers Identify New Borrelia Species that Causes Lyme Disease

Article sub-heading: Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was only species believed to cause Lyme disease in North America [Canlyme note: actually, many scientists and patient advocate groups have been trying for decades to point to the obvious – Lyme disease is a borreliosis caused by many strains/species (genotypes), just as influenza is an illness caused by various strains – each with differing Continues →

The prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi infection, and co-infections with other Borrelia spp. in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Canada

Antonia Dibernardo, Tyler Cote, Nicholas H Ogden and L Robbin Lindsay Published: 15 April 2014 Abstract (provisional) Background Blacklegged ticks, Ixodes scapularis are vectors of the tick-borne pathogens Borrelia  burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti. Recently, the I. scapularis-borne   bacterium Borrelia miyamotoi has been linked to human illness in North America. The range of this tick is expanding in Canada which may Continues →

Serologic Evidence for Borrelia hermsii Infection in Rodents on Federally Owned Recreational Areas in California.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2013 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print]   Fritz CL, Payne JR, Schwan TG. Source 1 Infectious Diseases Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health , Sacramento, California. Abstract Abstract Tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is endemic in mountainous regions of the western United States. In California, the principal agent is the spirochete Continues →