Lyme disease is named after the town where it was first discovered in 1975 In 1982, Willy Burgdorfer
discovered the causative agent of Lyme disease.
Borrelia burgdorferi, w hich was discovered by LDF Board member Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, MD (hon).
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- A protein that's essential for the bacterium that causes Lyme disease to become virulent has been In 1982, the agent responsible for Lyme disease was discovered by Willy Burgdorfer
, who isolated spirochetes belonging to the genus Borrelia from the mid-guts of ticks While the ailment's origin was discovered in (Old Lyme) Connecticut, the ticks that carry Disease are found all over the United States and other countries. of microbiology at UT Southwestern and senior author of a study now online and in an upcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
disease, discovered disease, discovered in 1977, is the most prevalent tick-borne infection in the U.S. Borrelia burgdorfei, the bacterium that causes disease, lives in infected mammals and In 1982, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease was discovered by Willy Burgdorfer
who isolated spirochetes belonging to the genus Borrelia from the mid-guts of Ixodes Protein helps transport manganese in the bacteria behind the disease, study finds.
n 1982 the brilliant entomologist, Willy Burgdorfer, discovered the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.
was investigating ticks at the United States Rocky Mountain Laboratories A tick found in the Topanga area has tested positive for the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, marking the first such finding in Southern California, according to a county disease . .