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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By comparing the patterns found in our study with data from another cross-sectional study, we demonstrate that B burgdorferi is a generalist microparasite and conclude that efficient cross-species transmission of B.