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Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease)


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Borrelia burgdorferi is a spirochete, the causitive agent of the tick borne zoonotic disease Borreliosis or Lyme disease. The organism was first isolated in 1982 by Willy Burgdorfer after whom the organism was named. B. burgdorferi is the principal cause of Lyme disease in the U.S while B. afzelii and B. garinii are found as causitive agents in Europe.
Catalog #B2570-24
Source1440-0006 was prepared from B. burgdorferi strain B31 grown in BSKII medium.
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and Stability
May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 6 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.4 containing Mg++.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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