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Borrelia burgdorferi IgM

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B. burgdorferi IgM antibodies are the first antibodies to be produced by the body following an infection with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Infection occurs after being bitten by a tick infected with the bacterium and manifests itself as Lyme disease.

What might a high result mean?

Levels of B. burgdorferi IgM are found in those who have had a recent or have a current B. burgdorferi infection.

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