Borrelia burgdorferi

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Noun1.Borrelia burgdorferi - cause of Lyme disease; transmitted primarily by ticks of genus Ixodes
spirochaete, spirochete - parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
genus Borrelia - small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to five wavy spirals
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Decorin Binding Protein has always shown promise as a second generation Lyme disease vaccine candidate in that it actively targets the disease-causing bacterium, B.
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