Tag: Lyme Disease

  • Recurrent fever (Borreliosis)

    Recurrent fever (Borreliosis)

    Relapsing fever (FR) are caused by spirochetes of the genus Borrelia, transmitted to humans by arthropod vectors. Relapsing fever (FRP): FRP is caused by Borrelia recurrentis. The disease develops in epidemic when conditions favorable to the spread of body lice are met: cold weather, overcrowding and poor hygiene (eg refugee camps, prisons..). Endemic foci are…

  • Borrelia


    Borrelia are responsible for borreliosis, usually called recurrent fevers. These are diseases transmitted by blood-sucking arthropods. According to the arthropod vector is conventionally divided into two groups of borreliosis: – The borreliosis transmitted by lice, – The tick-borne borreliosis. This bacterial genus experiencing a revival since the isolation of B. burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme…