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 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.
Differences in Genotype, Clinical Features, and Inflammatory Potential of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto Strains from Europe and and the United States
Lyme Borreliosis in Dogs and Cats: Background, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Infections with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto.
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.
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].
IgG antibody reactivity to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto antigens in patients with morphea in Colombia".
Serodiagnosis of Lyme borreliosis by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, B.
Comparison of culture-confirmed erythema migrans caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in New York State and by Borrelia afzelii in Slovenia.
In North America, it is caused exclusively by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (hereafter referred to as B.
Genetic exchange and plasmid transfers in Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto revealed by three-way genome comparisons and multilocus sequence typing.