Lyme’s Disease. Introduction. Lyme disease was named in 1977 when arthritis was observed in a cluster of children in and around Lyme, CN Conditions suggested that this was an infectious disease probably transmitted by an arthropod
Lane 1, monoclonal antibodies defining selected antigens to B. burgdorferi Lane 2, human serum (IgG) reactive with the 10 antigens scored in the currently recommended criteria for blot scoring; lines indicate other calibrating antibodies. Molecular masses are in kilodaltons.