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a bacterial species that causes spirochetosis of fowls; found in the blood of infected geese, ducks, other fowl, and vector ticks; it is the type species of the genus Borrelia.
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.