Molecular identification of Borrelia genus in questing hard ticks from Portugal: Phylogenetic characterization of two novel Relapsing Fever-like Borrelia sp.
- Autores: Fingerle V, Lopes N, Maia C, Nunes M, Parreira R, Vieira ML
- Ano de Publicação: 2016
- Journal: Infection Genetics and Evolution
- Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26976475
Molecular identification of Borrelia genus Several studies reported pathogenic species of Borrelia related to those that cause Tick-borne Relapsing Fever (RF). However, this studies unexpectedly suggested their transmission by hard ticks rather than by soft ticks. This study aimed to update the presence of B. burgdorferi s.l. species in ticks from several districts of Portugal, […]