Borrelia bissettii

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Borrelia bissettii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Spirochaetes
Class: Spirochaetes
Order: Spirochaetales
Family: Spirochaetaceae
Genus: Borrelia
Species: B. bissettii
Binomial name
Borrelia bissettii
Postic et al. 1998

Borrelia bissettii is a spirochete bacterium.[1] The type strain is strain DN127. It can be pathogenic, being involved in cases of Lyme borreliosis.[2]

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  1. ^ Postic, D., et al. "Expanded Diversity among CalifornianBorrelia Isolates and Description of Borrelia bissettii sp. nov.(Formerly Borrelia Group DN127)." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 36.12 (1998): 3497-3504.
  2. ^ Schneider BS, Schriefer ME, Dietrich G, Dolan MC, Morshed MG, Zeidner NS (October 2008). "Borrelia bissettii isolates induce pathology in a murine model of disease". Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 8 (5): 623–33. PMID 18454594. doi:10.1089/vbz.2007.0251. Retrieved 2013-08-05. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Schneider, Bradley S., et al. "Borrelia isolates in northern Colorado identified as Borrelia bissettii." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 38.8 (2000): 3103-3105.
  • Schutzer, Steven E., et al. "Whole-genome sequences of Borrelia bissettii, Borrelia valaisiana, and Borrelia spielmanii." Journal of bacteriology 194.2 (2012): 545-546.

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