Lyme 101

Fun with Lyme Science

So, it doesn’t really matter if you get injected with OspA, OspC, OspXYZ; if they’re all triacylated, that means you’re screwed. And what these triacyl lipoproteins DO is not pretty.

Lying Lyme Liars

Alan Barbour, who owns more than 30 patents in this commercial space, insists to this day that there should be a separate genus called “Borreliella” for “Lyme” and “Lyme-like” organisms, and that the genus Borrelia should be reserved for relapsing fever organisms. This is so dumb, one wonders if perhaps he was marching against himself.