I would like to know if anyone has replied to this. My mother, who is 82, was bitten by a tick last year and had what she thought was lyme disease, then she thought it was bartinella. After a comprehensive blood test, all the tick bourn diseases came back negative, and it was positive for lupus, which is very rare for an octogenarian to contract. I believe it came from that tick bite. Did you ever find an answer?View Thread
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