genus Borrelia


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Noun1.genus Borrelia - small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to five wavy spirals
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Treponemataceae, Treponemataceae - small spirochetes some parasitic or pathogenic
borrelia - cause of e.g. European and African relapsing fever
Borrelia burgdorferi, Lime disease spirochete - cause of Lyme disease; transmitted primarily by ticks of genus Ixodes
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Borreliosis are a group of globally distributed infectious diseases caused by spirochete bacteria of the genus Borrelia that are transmitted by ticks and lice acting as vectors.
Tickborne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a zoonosis caused by spirochetes of the genus Borrelia and transmitted to humans by ticks of the genus Ornithodoros.
There are several bacteria that belong to the order Spirochaetales, including those within the genus Borrelia.
Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) is an infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
Borrelia burgdorferi belongs to the genus Borrelia.
A Lyme disease results from the bite of deer ticks infected with bacteria of the genus borrelia.
Bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia are spirochetes composed of 3 to 10 loose coils and are vigorously motile by means of flagella (Figure 4-7).
To the Editor: Relapsing fevers are paroxysmal bloodstream infections caused by spirochetes of the genus Borrelia.
Borreliosis is caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
Editorial Note: TBRF is caused by infection with any of several species of the genus Borrelia (Box).