Researchers find key to quicker test for Lyme disease by studying patients with lingering symptoms

Ph.D. student Mecaila McClune (at left) has been working with Brandon Jutras to study a molecule that lingers in some people with Lyme disease. (Credit: Lee Friesland / Virginia Tech)

Some people who get Lyme disease have symptoms long after they’ve received treatment. Scientists are trying to find out why. As Roxy Todd reports, their research could also lead doctors to be able to test for Lyme disease more quickly.


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