Occurrence of multiple infections with different Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies in Danish Ixodes ricinus nymphs.

@article{Vennestrm2008OccurrenceOM,
  title={Occurrence of multiple infections with different Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies in Danish Ixodes ricinus nymphs.},
  author={Jean Vennestr\om and H Egholm and Per M. Jensen},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={32-7}
}
The pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi causes Lyme Borreliosis in human and animals world-wide. In Europe the pathogen is transmitted to the host by the vector Ixodes ricinus. The nymph is the primary instar for transmission to humans. We here study the infection rate of five Borrelia genospecies: B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. afzelii, B. garinii, B… CONTINUE READING