Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato


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Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato

a bacterial complex causing Lyme disease that is composed of several genospecies including B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. garinii, and B. afzelii.

Bor·rel·i·a burg·dor·fer·i sen·su la·to

(bŏ-rel'ē-ă bŭrg-dōr'fĕr-ī sen'sū lā'tō)
A bacterial complex causing Lyme disease that is composed of several genospecies including B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. garinii, and B. afzelii.
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Heterogeneity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato demonstrated by an ospA-type-specific PCR in synovial fluid from patients with Lyme arthritis.
Direct molecular typing of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species in synovial samples from patients with Lyme arthritis.
Simultaneous detection and genotyping of three genomic groups of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Dutch Ixodes ricinus ticks by characterization of the amplified intergenic spacer region between 5S and 23S rRNA genes.
Genetic variability within Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies established by PCR single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis of the rrfA-rrlB intergenic spacer in Ixodes ricinus ticks from the Czech Republic.
Presence of pathogenic Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ticks and rodents in Zhejiang, south-east China.
Study on the coinfection status of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and spotted fever group Rickettsia in ticks from Hunchun, Jilin Province [in Chinese].
A novel genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from rodents and ticks of southwestern China.
Differential transmission of the genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato by game birds and small rodents in England.
Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Europe: a metaanalysis.
European reservoir hosts of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato.
Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in lesional skin of patients with erythema migrans and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans by OspA--specific PCR.