Table 2.

Direct PCR-RFLP typing of B. burgdorferipatient tissues

RFLP type(s)aNo. of positive isolates/no. total (%)
SkinBlood
117/51 (33.3)3/7 (42.9)
25/51 (9.8)1/7 (14.3)
37/51 (13.7)0/7 (0)
1 and 214/51 (27.5)3/7 (42.9)
1 and 36/51 (11.8)0/7 (0)
2 and 32/51 (3.9)0/7 (0)
  • a Based on RFLP pattern of digested nested PCR product; see Table 1.