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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From January to May of 2010, 92% of the samples were positive for B.burgdorferi antibodies.
Sera were tested by ELISA, an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method (Magnarelli et al., 1989) for the presence of antibodies to B.burgdorferi. Three analyses were performed for each serum sample.