TY - CHAP A1 - András Lakos A2 - Erzsébet Igari ED1 - Ali Karami Y1 - 2012-02-17 PY - 2012 T1 - Advancement in Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody Testing: Comparative Immunoblot Assay (COMPASS) N2 - Lyme disease, or Lyme borreliosis, is an emerging infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the genus borrelia. Borrelia burgdorferi, in the strict sense. This book deals mostly with the molecular biology of the Lyme disease agent orrelia burgdorferi. It has been written by experts in the relevant field and is tailored to the need of researchers, advanced students of biology, molecular biology, molecular genetics of microorganism. It will also be of use to infectious disease experts and people in other disciplines needing to know more about Lyme borreliosis. The book contains chapters on the molecular biology of the Lyme disease agent, zoonotic peculiarities of Bb, advancement in Bb antibody testing, the serology diagnostic schemes in Bb, discovering Lyme disease in ticks and dogs, adaptation to glucosamine starvation in Bb, and porins in the genus borrelia. BT - Lyme Disease SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/32724 DO - 10.5772/32724 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-18 ER -