In North America, it is caused exclusively by Borrelia burgdorferi
sensu stricto (hereafter referred to as B.
Presence of Borrelia burgdorferi
(Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae) in southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Wisconsin, and characterization of strain W97F51.
Prevalence and geographic distribution of Dirofilaria immitis, Borrelia burgdorferi
, Ehrlichia canis, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in the United States: results of a national clinic-based serologic survey.
Prevention of transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi
and Anaplasma phagocytophilum from ticks to dogs using K9 Advantix and Frontline Plus applied 25 days before exposure to infected ticks.
Lyme arthritis resolution with antiserum to a 37-kilodalton Borrelia burgdorferi
persists in the brain in chronic Lyme neuroborreliosis and may be associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Lyme disease in North America is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi
and is transmitted to humans via the skin through the bite of infected blacklegged Ixodes scapularis ticks.
Active and passive surveillance and phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi
elucidate the process of Lyme disease risk emergence in Canada.
Specimens positive or borderline on the initial screen and found to be negative on both the IgG and IgM immunoblots are to also be reported as negative to Borrelia burgdorferi
The researchers used this fact to seek evidence that natural selection had favored increased evolvability, focusing on the Lyme disease bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi
To cause disease, Borrelia burgdorferi
requires unusually high levels of manganese, scientists at Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the University of Texas reported.
The Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi
, has several known fibronectin-binding proteins, thereby suggesting importance of this host factor in a Lyme disease infection.
Borrelia miyamotoi is a spirochete related to Borrelia burgdorferi
, the microorganism that causes Lyme disease, and is transmitted by the same four tick species that carry B.
Elimination of Borrelia burgdorferi
and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in rodent reservoirs and Ixodes scapularis ticks using a doxycycline hyclate-laden bait.
This year's 31 articles include discussion of eukaryotic picoplankton in surface oceans, prospects for the future using genomics and proteomics in clinical microbiology, how viruses and toxins disassemble to enter host cells, gene regulation in Borrelia burgdorferi
, and what has been learned from synthetic poliovirus and other designer viruses.