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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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Of the 597 samples, 135 were found to be positive for antibodies to B. burgdorferi at IFA titers of greater than 1:320 (Table 1).
La etiologia de la esclerodermia localizada se ha asociado a la infeccion por B. burgdorferi, sin embargo la informacion publicada hasta la fecha no provee resultados definitivos (9).
The tick extract was tested using primers that amplify the flagellin gene for both B. burgdorferi and B.
If scientists can devise antibodies to Salp-15, they might be able to stop B. burgdorferi from inflicting any harm beyond the site of the bite, she says.
Washed, whole cell preparations of B. burgdorferi (strain 2591) were obtained from the laboratory of L.
The percentage of ticks testing positive for B. burgdorferi increased annually, from 12% in 2010 to 23% in 2016 (p<0.001).
IGeneX Lyme Western blot does not detect antibodies to all the B. burgdorferi sensu lato antigens.
The results show the detection of specific protein antigens (blue arrows), by IgM but not IgG antibodies in the patient's serum, in RFB but not in Borrelia species causing Lyme disease, notably B. burgdorferi.
In 1988, just months after the commercialization of the IFA test, the first commercial ELISA tests for antibody to B. burgdorferi were introduced into clinical laboratories.
This retrospective study was conducted to determine the serological prevalence of B. burgdorferi in Minnesota horses.
reports of B. burgdorferi isolation in culture or detection of