2018 paper discussing the development of the first multiplex serodiagnostic assay for the detection of 8 major tick-borne diseases. The assay can detect concurrent infections, as well as asymptomatic or past infections!
2018 paper highlighting the discovery of a new autoantigen for persistent Lyme disease symptoms
2018 paper demonstrating increased sensitivity and specificity in serological diagnosis for Lyme disease
2015 study showing that tick saliva enhances disease transmission when low doses of Powassan virus are present in mice
Lone Star Ticks
2018 NPR article showing red meat allergies can be caused by the bite of a lone star tick
2016 NPR article discussing the use of genetically engineered Lyme-resistant mice as a way to control Lyme disease
The Lyme Wars
Informative article published in the New Yorker in 2013
2019 article explaining the controversy surrounding the Lyme disease vaccine.