- Characterization of biofilm formation by Borrelia burgdorferi in vitroEva Sapi
Lyme Disease Research Group, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, USA
PLoS ONE 7:e48277. 2012..Biofilm formation by Borrelia species might play an important role in their survival in diverse environmental conditions by providing refuge to individual cells...
- Improved culture conditions for the growth and detection of borrelia from human serumEva Sapi
1 Research Division of Advanced Laboratory Services Philadelphia PA, USA 2 Department of Biology and Environmental Science, University of New Haven, West Haven CT, USA
Int J Med Sci 10:362-76. 2013..The procedure resulted in positive cultures in 47% at 6 days and 94% at week 16. Negative controls included 48 cases. The positive identification of was performed by immunostaining, PCR, and direct DNA sequencing...