GSE77929 Longitudinal transcriptome profiling of post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome

Contributors : Jerome Bouquet ; Charles Y ChiuSeries Type : Expression profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Homo sapiensMost Lyme disease patients treated with appropriate antibiotics recover rapidly and completely, but a minority of patients develop persistent symptoms correlating with disseminated disease, a greater severity of illness at presentation, and delayed antibiotic therapy. When lingering or recurrent symptoms are associated with a functional decline and persist for greater than 6 months, patients are considered to meet clinical criteria for post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (PTLDS), although the exact molecular mechanisms underlying this condition remain unknown. We performed longitudinal whole transcriptome sequencing of PTLDS patients' immune cells. No immune mechanism specific to PTLDS were uncovered to date.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research

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