Name: Borrelia burgdorferi Johnson et al. 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. burgdorferi, of Burgdorfer, named in honor of Willy Burgdorfer

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 35210; CIP 102532; DSM 4680; strain B31

16S rRNA gene: X57404 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Johnson RC, Schmid GP, Hyde FW, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Borrelia burgdorferi sp. nov.: etiologic agent of Lyme disease. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:496-497.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Johnson RC, Schmid GP, Hyde FW, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Borrelia burgdorferi sp. nov.: etiologic agent of Lyme disease. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:496-497.

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Record number: 774110