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Descriptor English: Borrelia burgdorferi Group
Descriptor Spanish: Grupo Borrelia Burgdorferi
Descriptor Portuguese: Grupo Borrelia Burgdorferi
Descriptor French: Groupe Borrelia burgdorferi
Entry term(s): Borrelia afzelii
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato
Borrelia garinii
Borreliella afzelii
Borreliella garinii
Tree number(s): B03.440.425.410.711.193.150
B03.851.595.193.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015748
Scope note: Gram-negative helical bacteria, in the genus BORRELIA, that are the etiologic agents of LYME DISEASE. The group comprises many specific species including Borrelia afzelii, Borellia garinii, and BORRELIA BURGDORFERI proper. These spirochetes are generally transmitted by several species of ixodid ticks.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with LYME DISEASE or specifics (IM); BORRELIA BURGDORFERI is also available
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
Previous Indexing: Borrelia (1984-1989)
Lyme Disease (1984-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see BORRELIA BURGDORFERI 1990-2001
History Note: 2002
Related: Lyme Disease MeSH
DeCS ID: 24546
Unique ID: D015748
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2020/01/28
Borrelia burgdorferi Group - Preferred
Concept UI M0024136
Scope note Gram-negative helical bacteria, in the genus BORRELIA, that are the etiologic agents of LYME DISEASE. The group comprises many specific species including Borrelia afzelii, Borellia garinii, and BORRELIA BURGDORFERI proper. These spirochetes are generally transmitted by several species of ixodid ticks.
Preferred term Borrelia burgdorferi Group
Entry term(s) Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato
Borrelia garinii - Narrower
Concept UI M0373377
Preferred term Borrelia garinii
Entry term(s) Borreliella garinii
Borrelia afzelii - Narrower
Concept UI M0373376
Preferred term Borrelia afzelii
Entry term(s) Borreliella afzelii



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