Population genetics, taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato

TitlePopulation genetics, taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsMargos G, Vollmer SA, Ogden NH, Fish D
JournalInfect Genet Evol
Volume11
Start Page1545
Issue7
Date Published10/2011
Keywordsbacteria, borrelia, burgdorferi, species, variation
Abstract

Since 2004, several schemes using multiple loci have been developed to better understand the taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes and in this paper we have reviewed and summarized the progress that has been made for this important group of vector-borne zoonotic bacteria.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21843658
DOI10.1016/j.meegid.2011.07.022