Université de Neuchâtel

Identification et caractérisation de protéines antigéniques de 'Borrelia burgdorferi' sensu lato

Wyss, Jean-Christophe ; Peter, Oliver (Dir.) ; Betschart, Bruno (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2012.

Borrelia afzelii, B. garinii, and B. burgdorferi are three of the five Borrelia species definitely recognized as responsible for Lyme borreliosis in Europe. This infectious disease is transmitted by ticks and is characterized by multistage skin, joint, neurological and cardiac manifestations. The aim of the present study is to reveal new species specific proteins of B....