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Borrelia garinii


Definition: a bacterial genospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato causing Lyme disease in Europe and Asia; transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus in central and western Europe and by the tick, Ixodes persulcatus, in Eurasia from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean.

See Also: Borrelia burgdorferi

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