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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Neonatal Borrelia infections (relapsing fever): report of 5 cases and review of the literature.
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Of these children, 5 had a fever and 4 had an active Borrelia infection detected by PCR.