Genomes and Genes
Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Molecular typing of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato: taxonomic, epidemiological, and clinical implicationsG Wang
Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Microbiol Rev 12:633-53. 1999..The current taxonomic status of B. burgdorferi sensu lato and its epidemiological and clinical implications, especiallly correlation between the variable clinical presentations and the infecting Borrelia species, are discussed in detail...
- Evidence for frequent OspC gene transfer between Borrelia valaisiana sp. nov. and other Lyme disease spirochetesG Wang
Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
FEMS Microbiol Lett 177:289-96. 1999..garinii and B. afzelii strains, our findings indicate that ospC gene transfer occurs between B. valaisiana and other Lyme disease spirochetes...
- Analysis of a VMP-like sequence (vls) locus in Borrelia garinii and Vls homologues among four Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato speciesG Wang
Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
FEMS Microbiol Lett 199:39-45. 2001..burgdorferi sensu stricto. The highly conserved nature of the vls locus among various B. burgdorferi sensu lato species suggests that it may be important in the physiology and pathogenesis of Lyme disease spirochetes...