Borrel, Amedee

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Amédée, French bacteriologist, 1867-1936.
Borrel blue stain - a stain for demonstrating spirochetes, treponemes, and Borrelia organisms.
Borrel bodies - particles of fowlpox virus.
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A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic spirochete bacteria, Borrelia was named after French biologist Amedee Borrel. In 1995, Masahito Fukunaga et al.
Named after French bacteriologist Amedee Borrel (1867-1936) in 1907, Borrelia is a genus of bacteria, family Spirochaetaceae, made up of gram-negative, irregularly coiled helical cells that surround a central fibrillar substance.