Agent Name

Borrelia recurrentis

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Also Borrelia species;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Relapsing fever is carried by ticks and lice. The respective reservoirs are wild rodents and humans.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: