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- Li, Youquan, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2013 v.6 no.1 pp. 177
- Borrelia burgdorferi; Borrelia garinii; blood; disease severity; mice; microbial load; pathogenicity; patients; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; tissue tropism; China
- ... BACKGROUND: Various genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) have been identified from patients and animals worldwide. Genospecies-related dissemination of disease has been reported. The present study aimed to elucidate the pathogenicity of infections caused by B. garinii SZ isolated in China. B. burgdorferi B31 and B. afzelii BO23 were used for comparison. METHODS: Spirochete load in ...
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