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Describe the Spirochetal Envelope Structure.

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Describe the virulence factors associated with T. pallidum.

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Describe the current epidemiology of Syphilis.

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Describe the serology profile of Syphilis.

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Describe the general characteristics of Leptospira.

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Describe the process of making a Laboratory diagnosis and treatment of Leptospirosis.

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Describe the transmission of Relapsing Fever.

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Describe the antigenic variation and serotype switching associated with Relapsing Fever.

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Describe the process of making a Laboratory diagnosis and treatment of Relapsing Fever.

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10

What are the two major foci in the US in regards to Lyme Borreliosis?

The Northeast and Great Lakes

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If you rip an Ixodes tick off within 48hrs of it beginning to feed are you likely to have transmission of Borriela?

NO!

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Describe the different virulence factors associated with B. burgdorferi

 

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Describe the pathogenesis of Lyme Arthritis.

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Describe the 1st generation vaccine for Lyme Disease.

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