When ticks transmit dangerous pathogens – Lyme Disease

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Blood-sucking ticks are not just a nuisance, they can also transmit dangerous diseases. One of them is Lyme disease, which is caused by bacteria of the genus Borrelia, and requires a course of treatment with antibiotics lasting several weeks. LMU researchers have come up with a quicker alternative. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Blood-sucking ticks are not just a nuisance, they can also transmit dangerous diseases. One of them is Lyme disease, which is caused by bacteria of the genus

Borrelia, and requires a course of treatment with antibiotics lasting several weeks. LMU researchers have come up with a quicker alternative. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)

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