Sexual Transmission of Lyme Disease
Shouldn't more people be worried about this...?
Compiled by Melissa Kaplan
Borrelia being the contrary organism that it is, men once again have the advantage, as it were, of being more likely to pass Borrelia on to their female partners than females are to their male parthers...and mothers to their babies while still in the womb or in breast milk.
Spring Brings Tick Threat to Peace Enforcers, JAMA 1996
Epidemiology and clinical similarities of human spirochetal diseases, Rev Inf Dis 1989
Teratogen Update: Lyme Disease Teratology 2001 (keep in mind the high rate of undiagnosed LD)
Raphael Stricker MD on Lyme Disease, KTVU News video 2003
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