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When Ticks Transmit Dangerous Pathogens: Local Antibiotic Therapy Stops Lyme Disease

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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.

"Evaluation of the preventive capacities of a topically applied azithromycin formulation against Lyme borreliosis in a murine model. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy", 2011 (http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/09/14/jac.dkr371)
 
 

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