Borrelia recurrentis(redirected from Spirochaeta obermeieri)
historically, a bacterial species that causes relapsing fever in South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia; transmitted by the bedbug, Cimex lectularius, and the louse, Pediculus humanus subsp. humanus.
The causative agent of louse-borne relapsing fever.
See also: Borrelia
Obermeier,Otto H.F., German physician, 1843-1873.
Obermeier spirillum - a species causing relapsing fever, transmitted by bedbugs and lice. Synonym(s): Borrelia recurrentis