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Recognition of the EM rash is crucial to early diagnosis and treatment. Improved rash recognition using deep learning methodology to prescreen patient rash photos may help prevent later serious manifestations of Lyme disease.
This study uses a neuroimaging radiotracer with positron emission tomography (PET) to quantify cerebral glial activation in brains of patients with post-treatment Lyme disease. Results show elevated central nervous system immune activation in patients with PTLDS as compared to controls.
Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi infection) is increasingly recognized as a significant worldwide illness. This study provides insights into important immune mechanisms involved in Borrelia burgdorferi clearance in human Lyme disease.