TABLE 1.

Borrelia isolates employed in this study

Species and isolateOriginFactor H binding phenotypeMolecular mass(es) (kDa) of FHBP(s)
B. hermsii
    YORHuman blood, California+20
    MANHuman blood, California+20
    HSI Ornithordoros hermsii, Washington+20
    CONHuman blood, CaliforniaNAa
    FROHuman blood, WashingtonNA
    DAHHuman blood, WashingtonNA
B. parkeri RML Ornithordoros parkeri, RML collection+20, 27
  • a NA, not applicable.