Relapsing fever borreliosis

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Cutler, Sally J. (2015)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This chapter on tick- and louse-borne borreliae covers the clinical presentation of borreliosis, its treatment, transmission, diagnosis, the current epidemiology of relapsing fever spirochetes, those groups most at risk, and the control and prevention of borreliosis. It is increasingly apparent that the burden of\ud relapsing fever infections in endemic regions is underdiagnosed.
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