Multilocus sequence analysis of Borrelia bissettii strains from North America reveals a new Borrelia species, Borrelia kurtenbachii.

TitleMultilocus sequence analysis of Borrelia bissettii strains from North America reveals a new Borrelia species, Borrelia kurtenbachii.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMargos, G, Hojgaard, A, Lane, RS, Cornet, M, Fingerle, V, Rudenko, N, N H Ogden, Aanensen, DM, Fish, D, Piesman, J
JournalTicks Tick Borne Dis.
Volume1
Start Page151
Issue4
Date Published12/2010
Keywordsbiology, bissettii, borrelia, geography, kurtenbachii, species
Abstract

Using multilocus sequence analyses (MLSA), we investigated the phylogenetic relationship of spirochaete strains from North America previously assigned to the genospecies Borrelia bissettii.

URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877959X10000701
DOI10.1016/j.ttbdis.2010.09.002