Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi by species-specific and broad-range PCR of synovial fluid and synovial tissue of Lyme arthritis patients before and after antibiotic treatment

Clin Exp Rheumatol. Mar-Apr 2003;21(2):271-2.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Borrelia burgdorferi / isolation & purification*
  • Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
  • Doxycycline / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Lyme Disease / diagnosis*
  • Lyme Disease / drug therapy
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Synovial Fluid / microbiology*
  • Synovial Membrane / microbiology*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Ceftriaxone
  • Doxycycline