borrelia(redirected from Borrelia recurrentis)
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Any of various spirochetes of the genus Borrelia that are pathogens of humans, other mammals, and birds, including the causal agents of Lyme disease and relapsing fever.
[New Latin, after Amédée Borrel (1867-1936), French bacteriologist.]
a genus of helical spirochete bacteria, some causing relapsing fever