Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of strains of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi from Canadian emergence zones.

TitleWhole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of strains of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi from Canadian emergence zones.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsTyler S, Tyson S, Dibernardo A, Drebot M, Feil EJ, Graham M, Knox NC, Lindsay LR, Margos G, Mechai S, Van Domselaar G, Thorpe HA, Ogden NH
JournalSci Rep
Volume8
Issue1
Start Page10552
Date Published07/2018
Keywordsborrelia, burgdorferi, disease, genome, lyme, sequencing, strains
Abstract

Sixty-four unique strains were cultured from ticks collected in southern Canada and the genomes sequenced using the Illumina MiSeq platform.

URLhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6043495/