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American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 466
Lyme, CT 06371


Prevention and Transmission of Lyme Disease
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    Amblyomma americanum tick" James, AM, Liveris, D, Wormser, GP, et al.
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  • "Live imaging reveals a biphasic mode of
    dissemination of Borrelia burgdorferi within ticks"
    Dunham-Ems, SM, Caimano, MJ, Pal, U, et al.
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    mice from Lyme disease agent".
    Wang, DJ, Adusumilli, S, Booth, CJ et al.
    Cell Host Microbe 6: 482-492, 2009
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    disease"
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  • "BBA52 facilitates Borrelia burgdorferi transmission
    from feeding ticks to murine hosts"
    Kumar, M, Yang, X, and Pal, U. J. Infect. Dis. ,
    Feb 19, 2010 (Epub ahead of print)
  • "Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of
    Lyme disease: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis"
    Warshafsky, S., Lee, D.H., Francois, L.K.,
    et.al. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 65: 1137-1144, 2010
  • "Lyme borreliosis vaccination: the facts, the challenge, and the future"
    Schuijt, T.J., Hovius, J.W., van der Poll, T., van Dam, A.P. and Fikrig, E.
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  • "Vaccines against Lyme disease: what happened and what
    lessons can we learn?"
    Poland, G.A.
    Clin. Infect. Dis. 52 (S3): S253-S258, 2011,
  • "Development of a baited oral vaccine for use in reservoir-targeted
    strategies against Lyme disease"
    Bhattacharya, D., Bensaci, M., Luker,G.,Wisdom, S., Telford, S.R., and Hu, L.T.
    Vaccine , August 1, 2011, [Epub ahead of print],
  • "The Rise and Fall of Lyme Disease Vaccines:A Cautionary Tale for Risk Interventions in American Medicine and Public Health"
    Aronowitz, R.A.
    Milbank Quarterly 90: 250-277, doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2012.00663.x
  • "Reductions in human Lyme disease risk due to the effects of oral vaccination on tick-to-mouse and mouse- to-tick transmission"
    Voordouw, MJ, Tupper, H, Onder, O, et al.
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 13: 203-214, 2013.
  • "Reservoir targeted vaccine against Borrelia burgdorferi: a new strategy to prevent Lyme disease transmission"
    Richer, L.M., Brisson, D., Melo, R., Ostfeld, R.S., Zeider, N., and Gomes-Solecki, M.
    J. Infect. Dis. 2014, February 11 [Epub ahead of print]