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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Lyme disease (LD) is the most reported vectorborne disease in North America, where it is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto and principally transmitted by the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) (1).
Although there is no consensus on the mechanism of spread of the agent to the nervous system, it has been suggested that the Borrelia strain in North America (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto) predominantly spreads hematogenously and the Borrelia strain in Europe (B.
Lyme borreliosis in dogs and cats: background, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infections with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, 40, 1103-1119.
Lyme disease (LD) is a multisystem infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in the United States, with other B.
Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in the United States, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto and the recently discovered Borrelia mayonii (3), but risk for infection is not uniform.
(31.) Santos M, Ribeiro-Rodrigues R, Lobo R, Talhari S (2010) Antibody reactivity to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto antigens in patients from the Brazilian Amazon region with skin diseases not related to Lyme disease.
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (s.s.), Borrelia afzelii, and Borrelia garinii are causative agents of human LB in Norway [5], and the prevalence of LB is monitored by the Norwegian Surveillance System for Communicable Diseases (MSIS).
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main cause of Lyme disease in North America.
They are Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii.
The nymphal stage of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, is the principal vector of the Lyme disease spirochete (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto); it has been a focus of research on methods for tick control for prevention of Lyme disease.
In Europe Borrelia garinii (72%), are isolated more frequently from cerebrospinal fluid than Borrelia afzelii (28%), and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto [8,9, 31,32].