Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto

a bacterial genospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato causing Lyme disease in North America and Europe; transmitted by the tick, Ixodes scapularis, in eastern and central U. S., by the tick, Ixodes pacificus, in western U. S., and by the tick, Ixodes ricinus, in Europe.
See also: Borrelia garinii.

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

(bŏ-rel'ē-ă bŭrg-dōr'fĕr-ī sen'sū strik'tō)
A bacterial genospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato that causes Lyme disease in North America and Europe; transmitted by the tick Ixodes scapularis in the eastern and central U.S., by the tick I. pacificus in the western U.S., and by the tick I. ricinus in Europe.
See also: Borrelia garinii
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Four clones of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto cause invasive infection in humans.
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main cause of Lyme disease in North America.
These biological environmental changes in temperature, atmospheric oxygen pressures, and pollution have not only altered and affected the vectors, but also the organisms such as Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto and the hosts and their responses to these infectious organisms.
In North America, it is caused exclusively by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (hereafter referred to as B.
Genetic exchange and plasmid transfers in Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto revealed by three-way genome comparisons and multilocus sequence typing.
The A and B clones of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, distinguished by outer surface protein C (ospC) gene sequences, are commonly associated with disseminated Lyme disease.
L angustus, primarily a nidicolous tick of rodents but occasionally bites humans and is a competent vector for Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (15), occurred on most rodent species.
574 233,941,456,693 + Diagnosis SB ([double dagger]) Erythema migrans Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto Erythema migrans B.
Comparison of culture-confirmed erythema migrans caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in New York State and by Borrelia afzelii in Slovenia.
Interaction and transmission of two Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto strains in a tick-rodent maintenance system.
Therefore, the new results are not put into the context of existing information, missing the opportunity for much interesting comparison between the American N40 strain of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, the subject of this work, and European strains of this and other Borrelia genotypes.
Baranton G, Postic D, Saint Girons I, Boerlin P, Piffaretti J-C, Assous M, of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia garinii sp.