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Descriptor English: Borrelia
Descriptor Spanish: Borrelia
Descriptor Portuguese: Borrelia
Descriptor French: Borrelia
Tree number(s): B03.440.425.410.711.193
B03.851.595.193
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001898
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, helical bacteria, various species of which produce RELAPSING FEVER in humans and other animals.
Annotation: B. burgdorferi or B. burgdorferi group infection = LYME DISEASE; infection by other species = probably RELAPSING FEVER, but if not, index under BORRELIA INFECTIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1921
Unique ID: D001898
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Borrelia - Preferred
Concept UI M0002835
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, helical bacteria, various species of which produce RELAPSING FEVER in humans and other animals.
Preferred term Borrelia



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