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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Deteccion de anticuerpos contra Borrelia burgdorferi e identificacion de garrapatas ixodidas en Piura y Amazonas, Peru.
OCBs were present, and MRZR as well as CSF analysis for Borrelia burgdorferi, neurotropic viruses and CNS parasites were negative.
Antalya yoresinde Borrelia burgdorferi antikorlarinin ve vektorlerinin arastirilmasi.
The formins FMNL1 and mDia1 regulate coiling phagocytosis of Borrelia burgdorferi by primary human macrophages.
Enfermedades en los perros tales como la "Enfermedad del corazon" (Dirofilaria immitis), la Ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia canis), la Enfermedad de Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi), y la Anaplasmosis (Anaplasma phagocytophilum), deberian ser objeto de estudio, debido a su importancia para la veterinaria y la salud publica.
Active and passive surveillance and phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi elucidate the process of Lyme disease risk emergence in Canada.
This assay is based on a peptide (C6), whose amino acid sequence reproduces a conserved, immunodominant region of a single protein of Borrelia burgdorferi. Overall, the use of PCR-based methods appears to be of importance because of the high sensitivity and specificity of these assays [71-73].
Slettan, "Prevalence and genotypes of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection in Ixodes ricinus ticks in southern Norway," Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
Lyme borreliosis is a multiorgan disease transmitted by ticks of the genus Ixodes that carry the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi [1].
The researchers used this fact to seek evidence that natural selection had favored increased evolvability, focusing on the Lyme disease bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.