Borrelia garinii

Borrelia garinii

a bacterial genospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato causing Lyme disease in Europe and Asia; transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus in central and western Europe and by the tick, Ixodes persulcatus, in Eurasia from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
See also: Borrelia burgdorferi.

Bor·rel·i·a ga·ri·ni·i

(bŏ-rel'ē-ă gă-rin'ē-ī)
A bacterial genospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato causing Lyme disease in Europe and Asia; transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus in central and western Europe and by the tick I. persulcatus in Eurasia from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
See also: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto
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Rapid differentiation of Borrelia garinii from Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto by LightCycler fluorescence melting curve analysis of a PCR product of the recA gene.
Her case was confirmed by detection of Borrelia garinii DNA present in her blood and synovial fluid.
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