|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the French bacteriologist Amédée Borrel (1867-1936).|
Species epithet: of lether (refers to the vector).
|Significance:||Borrelia coriaceae is not of clinical importace in Scandinavia.
[Of minor importance]
|Type Strain:||Co53 = ATCC 43381.|
|Micromorphology:||Borrelia spp. have a planar flat-wave morphology.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-, but difficult to stain.|
|Vector:||Soft tick (Ornithodoros dugesi).|
|Disease:||Is assumed to cause epizootic bovine abortion in USA.
|Hosts:||Cattle and deer.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 40 species have been described within genus Borrelia and the species that have been included in VetBact form two monophyletic clusters. See Fig. 234:1.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...