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Table 5 Detection of Bb DNA by in situ hybridization with Bb-specific DNA probes in samples derived from Morgellons patients

From: Exploring the association between Morgellons disease and Lyme disease: identification of Borrelia burgdorferi in Morgellons disease patients

Patient # Specimen Probe FlaB Probe 740
1 Callus Not performed Positive
2 Callus Positive Positive
3 Callus Positive Positive
4 Callus Not performed Positive
6 Skin culture Not performed Positive
7 Blood culture Not performed Positive
8 Callus Not performed Positive
10 Callus Positive Positive
11 Callus Positive Positive
12 Callus Not performed Positive
13 Callus Positive Positive
15 Callus Positive Positive
16 Callus Not performed Positive
18 Callus Not performed Positive
19 Callus Positive Positive
20 Callus Positive Positive
21 Skin culture Positive Not performed
21 Vaginal culture Positive Not performed
22 Callus Positive Not performed
24 Biopsy Positive Not performed