The causative agents of Lyme borreliosis, Epidemic typhus and Brill-Zinsser disease.
3 weeks after walking in the forest, where the man was bitten by a tick, he went to the clinic with complaints of headaches, fever, joint pain. On examination, the doctor found erythema at the site of the bite. Was diagnosed with Lyme disease.
1. What is the causative agent of this disease?
2. What methods of laboratory diagnostics are used to make a diagnosis?