prevalence of antibodies to borrelia burgdorferi, borrelia parkeri and borrelia turicatae in human settlements of the cordillera province, bolivia.a seroepidemiological study to determine the prevalence of human lyme borreliosis and tick-borne relapsing fever was carried out in three communities (camiri, boyuibe and gutierrez) of the cordillera province, santa cruz department, south-eastern bolivia. anti-b. burgdorferi, anti-b. turicatae and anti-b. parkeri antibodies, tested by the indirect immunofluorescent assay (ifa), were detected in 10.8, 16.1 and 8.2% of the serum samples tested, and confirmed by ifa-abs in 1.3, 1.3 and 1.0%, respec ...19948107167
serologic survey for antibodies to borrelia burgdorferi in sheep, goats and dogs in cordillera province, bolivia.a serosurvey for antibodies to borrelia burgdorferi using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) was conducted on sheep, goat and dog serum samples collected in cordillera province, bolivia, in 1992 sera from 98 sheep, 218 goats and 43 dogs were tested. the observed seroprevalence in sheep and dogs was 0.0%, whereas the seropositivity rate for goat serum samples was 5.0%. upon analysing 10 positive sera by western immunoblotting, five reacted against the specific protein antigens and all o ...19979197208
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