Borrelia burgdorferi


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Borrelia burgdorferi

[bə¦rēl·yə ‚bərg′dȯr·fə·rē]
(microbiology)
A gram-negative, helically shaped bacterium that is the causative agent of Lyme disease.
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Genetic exchange and plasmid transfers in Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto revealed by three-way genome comparisons and multilocus sequence typing.
Relationship between development of antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in dogs and the subsequent development of limb/joint borreliosis.
Immunologic and structural characterization of the dominant 66-to 73-kDa antigens of Borrelia burgdorferi.
Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in patients with relapsing/remitting form and chronic progressive form of multiple sclerosis.
Two boundaries separate Borrelia burgdorferi populations in North America.
Serodiagnosis of Lyme disease by kinetic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using recombinant VlsE1 or peptide antigens of Borrelia burgdorferi compared with 2-tiered testing using whole-cell lysate.
Vaccination against Lyme disease with recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface lipoprotein A with adjuvant.
The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi has evolved to evade the body's immune system, so it's not surprising that it can also evade antibiotics" explains Stephen Barthold, lead researcher on the study.
One of these ticks was found to be infected with Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochete that causes Lyme disease (Pinger et al.
The five articles here cover certain aspects of Lyme disease currently under study, including the effects of co-infection with Borrelia Burgdorferi and Anaplasma Phagocytophilum in vector ticks and vertebrate hosts, some epidemiological and epizootological aspects of Lyme Borreliosis in Slovakia with emphasis on serological diagnostics, epidemiology and diagnostics of Lyme Borreliosis in dogs, and a health promotion approach to planning the prevention of Lyme disease.
ABSTRACT--White-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, are significant reservoir hosts of Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease.
The patient was also negative for Borrelia burgdorferi and varicella-zoster virus.