TABLE 5.

Tissue transplantation donor and recipient analysis

Strain inoculatedDonor serologyaDonor isolationbB. burgdorferi strain recovered from donorRecipient serologyaRecipient isolationb
A33/39/9A33/311/12
ospCK10/30/9NAc0/30/12
ospCK1/pBSV2G- ospC3/39/9ospCK1*0/30/12
  • a Number of animals positive/number of animals tested.

  • b Number of tissue samples positive/number of tissue samples tested (three sites per donor, four sites per recipient).

  • c NA, not applicable (no spirochetes recovered).