False-positive Results of PCR Testing for Lyme Disease

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Aug 1;33(3):412-3. doi: 10.1086/321911.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Borrelia burgdorferi Group / genetics*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Lyme Disease / diagnosis*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoarthritis / diagnosis*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction*
  • Synovial Fluid / microbiology