Multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi suggests existence of lineages with differential pathogenic properties in humans

TitleMultilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi suggests existence of lineages with differential pathogenic properties in humans
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsHanincova, K, Mukherjee, P, N H Ogden, Margos, G, Wormser, GP, Reed, KD, Meece, JK, Vandermause, MF, Schwartz, I
JournalPLoS One
Volume8
Start Pagee73066
Issue9
Date Published09/2013
Abstract

A goeBURST analysis, that also included previously published STs from the northeastern and upper Midwestern US and adjoining areas of Canada, identified 11 major and 3 minor clonal complexes, as well as 14 singletons.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24069170
DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0073066