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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fingerle, V; Schulte-Spechtel, UC; Ruzic-Sabljic, E; Leonhard, S; Hofmann, H; Weber, K; Pfister, K; Strle, F; Wilske, B 
Title:
Epidemiological aspects and molecular characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. from southern Germany with special respect to the new species Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov. 
Abstract:
In 475 Borrelia-infected Ixodes ricinus (2155 ticks investigated) from southern Germany the most common Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species was B. garinii (34.3%) followed by B. afzelii (25.1%), B. burgdorferi sensu stricto (22.0%), and B. valaisiana (12.7%). B. spielmanii sp. nov. was detected in 5.9% of the 475 infected ticks. Hints for a focal distribution were found for B. spielmanii sp. nov. and B. garinii OspA type 4. In 242 patient isolates, dominance (66.9%) of B. afzelii for skin co...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Med Microbiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
298 
Journal issue:
3-4 
Pages contribution:
279-90 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1438-4221 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie