Spirochaetales


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Noun1.Spirochaetales - higher bacteria; slender spiral rodlike forms
animal order - the order of animals
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
family Spirochaetaceae, Spirochaetaceae - large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
spirochaete, spirochete - parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
family Treponemataceae, Treponemataceae - small spirochetes some parasitic or pathogenic
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Based on 16S ribosomal DNA gene sequences, the Genus Borrelia belongs to the Order Spirochaetales, family Spirochetaceae along with other genera, including Spirochaeta, Cristispira, Treponema and Brachyspira (formerly Serpulina).
La leptospirosis es una enfermedad zoonotica de distribucion mundial, causada por la espiroqueta Leptospira interrogans sensu lato, de la familia Leptospiraceae, orden Spirochaetales.
It is caused by Treponema pallidum, belonging to a group of bacteria called "spirochetes" (Spirochaets phylum, Spirochaetales order, Spirochaetaceae family).