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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The third component of the SNAP 4DX test is the antigen test for the Lyme disease-causing organism Borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme disease in dogs is present on the West Coast, Upper Midwest, and the Northeast down to the Carolinas.
In cases in which Borrelia burgdorferi infection is documented, a course of antibiotics should also be prescribed (10).
Although there is no consensus on the mechanism of spread of the agent to the nervous system, it has been suggested that the Borrelia strain in North America (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto) predominantly spreads hematogenously and the Borrelia strain in Europe (B.
Niche partitioning of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia miyamotoi in the same tick vector and mammalian reservoir species.
In the United States, Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, transmitted through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick
Entre los hospederos domesticos de Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., el perro es el mas estudiado ya que actua como hospedero de Ixodes spp.
Lyme hastaligi, Borrelia burgdorferi isimli Spiroket in neden oldugu, deri, eklemler, kalp ve santral sinir sistemi gibi cok sayida sistemi tutan bir zoonozdur.
OCBs were present in all patients, while MRZR and CSF analysis for Borrelia burgdorferi, neurotropic viruses and CNS parasites were negative in all patients.
Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi DNA in Urine Samples and Cerebrospinal Fluid Samples from Patients with Early and Late Lyme Neuroborreliosis by Polymerase Chain Reaction.
The Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus Ticks in the Sinop Region of Turkey.
One arm of their research has taken them to the lab, where they have modeled coinfection and transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi and Babesia microti from their reservoir host, the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus), to the vector, the deer tick (Ixodes scapularis), which can transmit both diseases to humans.
LB is caused by spirochetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex, which comprises at least B.