Borrelia burgdorferi

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Synonyms for Borrelia burgdorferi

cause of Lyme disease

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Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi DNA by polymerase chain reaction in cerebrospinal fluid in Lyme neuroborreliosis.
Pathophysiology of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ixodid ticks.
OCBs were not present, and MRZR as well as CSF analysis for Borrelia burgdorferi, neurotropic viruses and CNS parasites were negative in all patients.
Kuzey Kibris bolgesinde Borrelia burgdorferi antikor sikliginin arasltirilmasi.
nov., a widely distributed member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex in North America.
After a tick bite, the causal pathogen leading to Lyme Disease - Borrelia burgdorferi - remains at the site of the bite in the skin for some time.
Until now, scientists thought that the tick-borne illness was caused by only one species of bacteria, called Borrelia burgdorferi. But scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mayo Clinic have discovered that a second, related species of bacteria, Borrelia mayortii, can infect people who have been bitten by the blacklegged deer tick.
Borrelia burgdorferi was first described as a gram-negative treponema-like organism with irregular coils, 10 to 30 mm in length and 0.2 to 0.3 mm in diameter, with outer membrane and periplasmic flagella [4, 15].
Surveillance for Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma phaaocvtophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Dirofilaria immitis in Dogs From Three Cities in Colombia
The bacterium responsible for it, Borrelia burgdorferi, bears his name.
Lyme disease, caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, first emerged in the northeastern United States in the 1970s.
Lyme disease is a worldwide-distributed multisystem animal-borne disease, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) sensu lato (Gram-negative Spirochaetes) which is a group of at least 12 closely related species [1].
ricinus ticks [3], and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) represents a bacterial species complex that comprises several Borrelia genospecies associated with Lyme borreliosis (LB) [4].