Borrelia Spirochete Morphology in Peripheral Blood part 4

Supporting Evidence from Previous Experiments

Further supporting evidence for the spirochetal nature of some subjects comes from an experiment that included 5 of the same donors that helped with the current experiment. These 5 had previously provided venous blood in a Lavender-top EDTA tube. 1ml of whole blood from these samples was used for long-term culture in 7mls BSK medium with 6% rabbit serum in a 15ml sealed tube kept at room temperature for over 3 months before incubation at 30c. At 5 months the cultures were found to have grown spirochetes with their typical wave and helical forms as shown in Figure 5.Figure 5. Examples of spirochetes as cultured from 5 of the current donor's with long-term BSK culture.


For further details and examples of long-term blood culture in BSK please see:
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Borrelia Spirochete Morphology Supporting Evidence
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Borrelia Spirochete Morphology Discussion, Limitations, Conclusion and Acknowledgments
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