The wild hidden face of Lyme borreliosis in Europe.

  title={The wild hidden face of Lyme borreliosis in Europe.},
  author={P. F. Humair and L. E. Gern},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  volume={2 8},
Lyme borreliosis is a zoonosis affecting humans in the Northern hemisphere. The pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (sl), persists in endemic areas through a maintenance cycle involving ticks and wild animals. The description of different genospecies associated with Lyme borreliosis in Europe has generated the question concerning the maintenance of these pathogens in nature: how do closely related bacterial species like B. burgdorferi sl circulate between one main tick species, Ixodes… CONTINUE READING

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