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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T2 Biosystems announced new data suggesting the T2Lyme Panel is more accurate than other diagnostics for identifying Borrelia infections for patients suspected of having early Lyme disease.
Tickborne borrelia infections: beyond just Lyme disease.
Relapsing fever and other Borrelia infections. In: Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds.