spirochetemia


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spirochetemia

[‚spī·rə‚kēd′ē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of spirochetes in the blood.
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Myocarditis may be caused by the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi in cardiac muscle during spirochetemia which appears comparatively early.
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) develop spirochetemia following experimental infection with Borrelia lonestari.
Connecticut team at Milford Hospital develops test to identify patients with spirochetemia for swift treatment
TBRF is responsible for recurring fever associated with spirochetemia.
hermsii spirochetemia, confirming that the tick was infected and supporting the mode of transmission.
hermsii produced a detectable spirochetemia in 1 chicken inoculated subcutaneously.
Briefly, successive waves of spirochetemia characteristically seen in relapsing fever are associated with different antigenic variants, which result from rearrangement of silent variable membrane protein genes into an expression locus.
EDTA-treated whole-blood samples from these patients were injected intraperitoneally into mice, and the two samples positive by microscopic examination also produced detectable levels of spirochetemia in mice.