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a bacterial species causing Lyme disease in humans and borreliosis in dogs, cattle, and possibly horses. The vector transmitting this spirochete to humans is the ixodid tick, Ixodes dammini.
the causative agent in Lyme disease. The organism is transmitted to humans by tick vectors, primarily Ixodes dammini. In the United States the disease is found primarily in the Northeast, North-Central, and Northwest.
Borrelia burgdorferiThe species of gram-negative spirochetes, which causes Lyme disease. Borrelia contains several outer-membrane proteins and a highly immunogenic flagellar protein, which plays a role in the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease.
Culture, serology, microscopy of tissue, PCR of synovial fluid.
Borrelia burgdorferiThe spirochete agent of Lyme disease, which contains several outer membrane proteins and a highly immunogenic flagellar protein which may be important in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease Diagnosis Culture, serology, ID in tissue, PCR of synovial fluid. See Lyme disease, Tick.
Bor·rel·i·a burg·dor·fer·i(bōr-el'ē-ă bŭrg-dōr'fĕr-ī)
A bacterial species causing Lyme disease. The vector transmitting this spirochete to humans is the tick, Ixodes scapularis.
Burgdorfer,Willy, Swiss-born U.S. zoologist and entomologist.
Borrelia burgdorferi - the spirochete that causes Lyme disease.
a genus of spiral, gram-negative bacteria. The spirals have a long amplitude and are irregular.
causes fowl spirochetosis.
causes lyme disease in humans and animals.
causes relapsing fever in humans, and a subclinical disease in Virginia opossum, one of the major reservoirs of the disease.
not an accredited species. Originally identified as a cause of ulcerative granuloma of swine.
cause of theileriasis in cattle, sheep and horses.