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Borrelia miyamotoi Infections in Small Mammals, California, USA.

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Summary of "Borrelia miyamotoi Infections in Small Mammals, California, USA."

Surveillance to investigate the wildlife-vector transmission cycle of the human pathogen Borrelia miyamotoi in California, USA, revealed infections in dusky-footed woodrats, brush mice, and California mice. Phylogenetic analyses suggest a single, well-supported clade of B. miyamotoi is circulating in California.

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Name: Emerging infectious diseases
ISSN: 1080-6059
Pages: 2356-2359

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