TABLE 1.

PCR-RFLP typing of B. burgdorferi isolates from Ixodes ticks

Digestion patternaNo. (%) of DNA samplesGenospecies of B. burgdorferi sensu lato
HinfITruITotalI. ricinusI. persulcatus
H1A39 (54.9)1821B. afzelii
H1B7 (9.9)07B. afzelii
H2C9 (12.7)81B. garinii
H3D9 (12.7)18B. garinii
H4E2 (2.8)20B. burgdorferi sensu stricto
H5F2 (2.8)02Untyped
H1 and H2A and C3 (4.2)21B. afzelii + B. garinii
  • a Based on digestion pattern with either HinfI or TruI as defined in the text.