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Microbiology

Borrelia burgdorferi, the spiral-shaped Bacteria that cause Lyme Disease. It is frequently carried by Deer Ticks (Ixodes) and is transmitted to humans when a Tick bites and the pathogen enters the bloodstream and travels throughout the body. TEM.
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Borrelia burgdorferi, the spiral-shaped Bacteria that cause Lyme Disease. It is frequently carried by Deer Ticks (Ixodes) and is transmitted to humans when a Tick bites and the pathogen enters the bloodstream and travels throughout the body. TEM.

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From gallery: Microbiology
Photographer: Tina M. Carvalho
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 10 Nov 2010
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