TABLE 1.

Description of bacteria used in this study

IsolateAssociated diseaseOriginfH binding
B. hermsii HS1TBRF O. hermsii, Washington+ (FHBP19)
B. hermsii YORTBRFHuman blood, California+ (FHBP19)
B. hermsii CONTBRFHuman blood, California
B. hermsii FROTBRFHuman blood, Washington
B. hermsii DAHTBRFHuman blood, Washington+ (FHBP19)
B. hermsii MANTBRFHuman blood, California+ (FHBP19)
B. parkeri RMLTBRF Ornithodoros parkeri, origin unknown+ (FHBP19 and FHBP28)
B. turicatae OZ-1TBRF Ornithodoros turicata, Texas
B. coriaceae Co53Epizootic bovine abortion Ornithodoros coriaceus, California
B. anserina BA2Avian borreliosisDomestic chicken
B. anserina LSPAvian borreliosisDomestic chicken
B. burgdorferi B31MILyme disease Ixodes scapularis, New York+ (OspE and FHBP27)
B. burgdorferi BL224Lyme diseaseHuman blood isolate, New York+ (OspE and FHBP27)