Antimicrobial Activity of Bee Venom and Melittin against Borrelia burgdorferi

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Socarras, Kayla M.; Theophilus, Priyanka A. S.; Torres, Jason P.; Gupta, Khusali; Sapi, Eva;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Antibiotics,volume 6,issue 4 (issn: 2079-6382, eissn: 2079-6382)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/antibiotics6040031, pmc: PMC5745474
  • Subject: RM1-950 | melittin | Lyme disease | antibiotic resistance | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | bee venom | persisters | biofilms | Article
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Lyme disease is a tick-borne, multi-systemic disease, caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Though antibiotics are used as a primary treatment, relapse often occurs after the discontinuation of antimicrobial agents. The reason for relapse remains unknown, howeve... View more
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