Isolates of Borrelia spp.

Isolate Geographic origin Source

B. burgdorferi
  B31-82,a B31-97 (ATCC 35210), B31 (1p49 -)b New York Tick (Ixodes scapularis)
  N40 New York Tick (Ixodes scapularis)
  SH2-82a, SH2-97c New York Tick (Ixodes scapularis)
  HB19-83,a HB19-97, HB19 (1p49-)b Connecticut Human blood
  G-25 Sweden Tick (Ixodes ricinus)
B. afzelii
  ACA1 Sweden Human skin
  Ip21 Russia Tick (Ixodes ricinus)
B. garinii
  Ip90-88,a Ip90-97 Russia Tick (Ixodes persulcatus)
  G1-86a Germany Human cerebrospinal fluid
B. hermsii (HS1) Washington Tick (Ornithodoros hermsi)
B. turicatae (OZ1) Texas Tick (Ornithodoros turicata)

a Low-passage isolate.
b Lacks OspA and OspB proteins.
c Passaged in mice.

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