Definitions

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  • n. infection with Borrelia bacteria; Lyme disease

Etymologies

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Borrelia +‎ -osis

Examples

  • The most common symptom of Lyme disease, which is also known as borreliosis, is a red rash, with fever, headache and fatigue also experienced by some victims.

    Daily Express

  • Skipko, 49, thinks she was bitten about 10 years ago, when she began having the classic symptoms of Lyme borreliosis, a tickborne nervous-system disease: headaches and aching joints.

    Diseases Of The Mind

  • - Because of the multiplication of organisms resistant to cyclines, they should be kept for specific infections: brucellosis, cholera, borreliosis, typhus, gonorrhoea resistant to penicillin and certain chronic pneumopathies.

    Chapter 5

  • Relapsing fever or borreliosis is a febrile illness caused by spirochaetes and transmitted to humans by lice or ticks.

    Chapter 12

  • Health notes: Give bites a good ticking off lead to a potentially chronic, life-limiting condition called Lyme disease, or borreliosis.

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  • [1] Weber K, Wilske B. "Mini erythema migrans -- a sign of early Lyme borreliosis".

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Lahdenne P, Popova TG, Porcella SF, Akins DR, et al. (1998) Decorin-binding protein of Borrelia burgdorferi is encoded within a two-gene operon and is protective in the murine model of Lyme borreliosis.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is a particularly nasty, and hard to treat bacteria that is carried by a variety of ticks that can now be found in just about every state in the nation, and increasingly, around the world.

    Avian Flu Diary

  • Chronic central nervous system involvement in Lyme borreliosis

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • A species of tick, the animal that Pliny the Elder called "one of the foulest and nastiest creatures that be" should be known to most residents of the northeast coast of the US, because Ixodes dammini, the deer tick, is the vector for another dreadful animal -- the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes borreliosis Lyme (disease) -- the fastest-growing infectious disease in the US after AIDS.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

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