The first human isolate of Borrelia lusitaniae recovered from a Portuguese patient with suspected Lyme borreliosis is described. This isolate, from a chronic skin lesion, is also the first human isolate of Borrelia in Portugal. Different phenotypic and molecular methods are used to characterize it.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal Of Clinical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2004|
- Borrelia lusitaniae
- Lyme borreliosis