Borrelia burgdorferi


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Bor·rel·i·a burg·dor·fer·i

a bacterial species causing Lyme disease in humans and borreliosis in dogs, cattle, and possibly horses. The vector transmitting this spirochete to humans is the ixodid tick, Ixodes dammini.

Borrelia burgdorferi

[burg′dôrfer′ī]
the causative agent in Lyme disease. The organism is transmitted to humans by tick vectors, primarily Ixodes dammini. In the United States the disease is found primarily in the Northeast, North-Central, and Northwest.

Borrelia burgdorferi

The species of gram-negative spirochetes, which causes Lyme disease. Borrelia contains several outer-membrane proteins and a highly immunogenic flagellar protein, which plays a role in the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease.
 
Diagnosis
Culture, serology, microscopy of tissue, PCR of synovial fluid.

Borrelia burgdorferi

The spirochete agent of Lyme disease, which contains several outer membrane proteins and a highly immunogenic flagellar protein which may be important in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease Diagnosis Culture, serology, ID in tissue, PCR of synovial fluid. See Lyme disease, Tick.

Bor·rel·i·a burg·dor·fer·i

(bōr-el'ē-ă bŭrg-dōr'fĕr-ī)
A bacterial species causing Lyme disease. The vector transmitting this spirochete to humans is the tick, Ixodes scapularis.

Burgdorfer,

Willy, Swiss-born U.S. zoologist and entomologist.
Borrelia burgdorferi - the spirochete that causes Lyme disease.

Borrelia

a genus of spiral, gram-negative bacteria. The spirals have a long amplitude and are irregular.

Borrelia anserina
causes fowl spirochetosis.
Borrelia burgdorferi
causes lyme disease in humans and animals.
Borrelia recurrentis
causes relapsing fever in humans, and a subclinical disease in Virginia opossum, one of the major reservoirs of the disease.
Borrelia suilla
not an accredited species. Originally identified as a cause of ulcerative granuloma of swine.
Borrelia theileri
cause of theileriasis in cattle, sheep and horses.
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Vaccination against Lyme disease with recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface lipoprotein A with adjuvant.
Medical products company Abaxis Inc (NasdaqGS:ABAX) stated on Tuesday that it has introduced the VetScan Canine Lyme Rapid Test for the detection of Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in canine blood samples in the veterinary market.
a new (14th) member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex from the southeastern region of the United States.
The database of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, was searched over a ten year period (2001-2010) to determine the seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi (B.