Detection of Lyme disease spirochetes in the skin of naturally infected wild sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) by PCR

K. Kimura, E. Isogai, H. Isogai, Y. Kamewaka, T. Nishikawa, N. Ishii, N. Fujii

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

43 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

We demonstrated the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato DNA in the skin tissues of naturally infected wild sika deer, using PCR. The risk of transmission of B. burgdorferi sensu lato is recognized in sika deer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1641-1642
Number of pages2
JournalApplied and environmental microbiology
Volume61
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Ecology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Detection of Lyme disease spirochetes in the skin of naturally infected wild sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) by PCR'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this