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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OCBs were present in all patients, while MRZR and CSF analysis for Borrelia burgdorferi, neurotropic viruses and CNS parasites were negative in all patients.
Molecular Detection of Persistent Borrelia burgdorferi in the Urine of Patients with Active Lyme Disease.
The Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus Ticks in the Sinop Region of Turkey.
Large scale spatial risk and comparative prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes pacificus.
microti survival and spread by the coinfecting presence of Borrelia burgdorferi," Dr.
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.
found the prevalence of coinfections with Ehrlichhia species, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Babesia microti in a sample of 50 mice collected from four locations to range from 53.
Polymerase chain reaction real time (RT-PCR) assay for Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato detection, performed on DNA obtained from peripheral blood, was positive.
Borrelia burgdorferi was first described as a gram-negative treponema-like organism with irregular coils, 10 to 30 mm in length and 0.
In several studies performed in Europe and in the United States, Ixodes ticks have prevalence of infections with Borrelia burgdorferi, between 4.
Lyme disease, caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, first emerged in the northeastern United States in the 1970s.