Borrelia burgdorferi – A Brilliant Bacterium


Gives viewers an in-depth look at the bacterial cause of Lyme disease. Differences between the members of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group, the agents of Lyme disease, are discussed. The bacteria’s ability to adapt to changing environments is highlighted. This information is used to explain how B. burgdorferi evades the human immune system and causes disease. The presentation ends with a discussion of persistent infection and research questions yet to be answered. Although the material is written for a general public audience, many physicians will be intrigued and informed by Borrelia burgdorferi – A Brilliant Bacterium.

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Weight 4.5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 6 × .5 in