volume 22, issue 2, P315-326 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.12.007
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Henry M. Feder

Abstract: This article reviews pediatric Lyme disease in the United States. The agent of Lyme disease includes three pathogenic species (Borrelia burgdorferi, B afzelii, and B garinii), but only B. burgdorferi strains are found in the United States. The article's discussion is limited to the single species B burgdorferi.