• bacteria
  • Typhus Several diseases caused by Rickettsia bacteria (below) Rocky Mountain spotted fever Organism: Rickettsia rickettsii Vector: Wood tick (Dermacentor variabilis), D. andersoni Region (US): East, Southwest Vector: Amblyomma cajennense Region (Brazil): São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais. (wikipedia.org)
  • Doxycycline kills the symbiotic Wolbachia bacteria in the reproductive tracts of parasitic filarial nematodes, making the nematodes sterile, and thus reducing transmission of diseases such as onchocerciasis and elephantiasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spirochetes are a unique species of bacteria that also cause syphilis , Lyme disease , and leptospirosis . (medscape.com)
  • Because of the many treatment failures in clinical trials, it has been suggested that higher doses may be necessary to effectively eradicate the bacteria, but there Antibiotics for Lyme Disease - WebMDAntibiotics are used to cure early Lyme disease and to greatly reduce the risk of future complications. (kindenrouw.com)
  • infections
  • People contract Lyme disease and related co-infections from the bite of an infected tick. (natcaplyme.org)
  • Chronically ill patients with neurodegenerative and neurobehavioural and psychiatric diseases commonly have systemic and central nervous system bacterial and viral infections. (bjmp.org)
  • In the first part of this review we considered neurodegenerative and neurobehavioural diseases and the findings that these diseases commonly are associated with systemic and central nervous system bacterial and viral infections. (bjmp.org)
  • commonly
  • Doctors commonly adopt a two-tiered approach to testing for Lyme, so that if the first tier-test, the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), results are positive, further testing with the more specific and accurate laboratory technique known as immunoblotting is used. (natcaplyme.org)
  • patients
  • Dr. Jemsek s Clinic sees more new patients for Lyme Disease than any other facility in the country. (lymediseaseaction.org.uk)
  • More recently he became involved in the care of patients with Lyme Disease and he is a member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). (lymediseaseaction.org.uk)
  • Although most patients with Lyme/tick-borne disease do not become violent, a small percent of patients who become infected develop a type of neurological dysfunction that can increase their risk of aggressiveness. (psychologytoday.com)
  • In working with a number of patients with Lyme/tick-borne diseases it is apparent to many clinicians these conditions can cause reduced frustration tolerance, irritability, depression , cognitive impairments and mood swings, but more significantly, in a few patients, suicidal and aggressive tendencies. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Seen in 80% of Lyme patients, it can reach 5-20 centimeters (cm) in size, and may have partial central clearing or necrotic areas. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • However, up to 60% of untreated patients proceed to develop late Lyme. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • b) Cardiac disease occurs in 5-8% of untreated patients, mostly as acute onset atrioventricular (AV) block of varying severity, sometimes with myocarditis. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • The presence of B.bissettii as a single strain in patients provides strong support of the factthat B. bissettii might be a causative agent of the disease. (borrelioosi.net)
  • mechanisms
  • To gain a better understanding of pathogenetic mechanisms, animal models of Lyme disease have been developed in mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, dogs, and nonhuman primates. (asmscience.org)
  • cognitive
  • Can microbes and immune reactions to them actually contribute to cognitive decline, degenerative neurological disease, developmental disabilities, mental illness, personality changes and, at the most extreme, even violent and criminal behavior? (psychologytoday.com)
  • Cognitive processing speed in Lyme disease. (borrelioosi.net)