Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a spirochete or spirochetes.

Etymologies

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spirochete +‎ -al

Examples

  • Well, this is certainly an example of a Viral or potentially spirochetal campaign...

    Girls mow their lawns

  • I wish CNN would do a story on Lyme-induced autism, because there are many, many autistic children out there who have recovered due to treatment of the underlying cause–a spirochetal infection known as Lyme Disease.

    Autism: A journey of recovery

  • Personally I feel that there is more than enough science behind the existence and persistence of the spirochetal bacteria that causes this disease including such technologies as dark-field microscopy.

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  • [29] Still others believe that MS may sometimes result from a chronic infection with spirochetal bacteria, a hypothesis supported by research in which cystic forms were isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of all MS patients in a small study.

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  • DNA samples were prepared and analyzed for spirochetal flaB and murine actin DNA copies by qPCR.

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  • The spirochetal burden was analyzed to further assess whether overproduction of the adhesins affected persistence during chronic infection.

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  • DNA samples were prepared from samples with a positive culture and analyzed for spirochetal flaB and murine actin DNA copies by qPCR.

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  • BALB / c mice (age, 4 to 6 weeks; provided by the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA) each received one single intradermal / subcutaneous injection of 100 µl of spirochetal suspension.

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  • Because B. burgdorferi is an extracellular pathogen, the interaction with host ligands mediated by spirochetal surface adhesins has been hypothesized to be critical for the pathogenic strategy since early 1990s

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  • The Journal of Spirochetal and Tick-borne Diseases has been published since 1994, and prints peer-reviewed scientific articles dedicated to all tick-spread and spirochetal disorders.

    May 11, 2010