Spirochaetaceae


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Related to Spirochaetaceae: treponema, Leptospiraceae, Spirochaetes, Spirochætes
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Noun1.Spirochaetaceae - large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
order Spirochaetales, Spirochaetales - higher bacteria; slender spiral rodlike forms
genus Spirochaeta, Spirochaeta - the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
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Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae), Anaplasma phagocytophilum (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae), and Babesia microti (Piroplasmida: Babesiidae) in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from recreational lands in the Hudson Valley Region, New York State.
In parallel, minor samples resulting with negative SpCC (r =< -0.6, p value < 0.05) between OTUs were related to Fusobacteriaceae and Spirochaetaceae families.
Treponema pallidum belongs to the family Spirochaetaceae, order Spirochaetales, phylum Spirochaetes, which is a phylogenetically ancient and distinct group of bacteria.