Borrelia afzelii

Borrelia afzelii

a bacterial genospecies of Borrelia 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 sensu stricto.

Bor·rel·i·a af·zel·i·i

(bŏ-rel'ē-ă af-zel'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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Borrelia afzelii causes a distinct skin infection known as acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA), and B.
Comparison of culture-confirmed erythema migrans caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in New York State and by Borrelia afzelii in Slovenia.
In Europe, Lyme Disease can also be the result of Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii infections which are typically transmitted by Ixodes ricinus.
They are Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii.
Sequence typing reveals extensive strain diversity of the Lyme borreliosis agents Borrelia burgdorferi in North America and Borrelia afzelii in Europe.
burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia garinii and Borrelia afzelii.
Borrelia garinii--most frequently causes neuroboreliosis, and Borrelia afzelii causes chronic limb dermatitis [10].
In some of the patients with EF, Borrelia afzelii antigen (2) and IgG antibody against Borrelia burgdorferi were found to be positive (3).
Lyme disease is caused by three species of Borrelia bacteria: Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii.
Co-infection with 'Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis' and Borrelia afzelii in an Ixodes ricinus tick that has bitten a human in Romania.
They questioned the finding that "the Borrelia isolates were closely related to Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia garinii, or Borrelia afzelii.