Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies detection by RLB hybridization in Ixodes cinus ticks from different sites of North-Eastern Poland

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Justyna Dunaj; Joanna Maria Zajkowska; Maciej Kondrusik; Lise Gern; Oliver Rais; Anna Moniuszko; Sławomir Pancewicz; Renata Świerzbińska;
  • Publisher: Institute of Rural Health
  • Journal: Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine (issn: 1232-1966, eissn: 1898-2263)
  • Subject: Agriculture | S | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | 5S 23S intergenic spacer;genospecies-identification;Borrelia burgdorferi;Ixodes ricinus ticks;reverse line blotting
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | parasitic diseases

Introduction. RLB (Reverse Line Blot Hybridization) is a molecular biology technique that might be used for [i]Borrelia burgdorferi [/i]sensu lato (sl) DNA detection with genospecies specification. Among[i] B. burgdorferi[/i] sl genospecies at least 7 are regarded as pa... View more
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