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Borrelia MLST Databases

This site uses two linked databases powered by the BIGSdb genomics platform. The sequence definition database contains allele sequence and MLST profile definitions whereas the isolate database contains provenance and epidemiological information. Further details about BIGSdb can be found in Jolley & Maiden 2010, BMC Bioinformatics 11:595.

Citing the database

The preferred format for citing this website in publications is:

This publication made use of the Borrelia MLST website (https://pubmlst.org/borrelia/) sited at the University of Oxford (Jolley et al. Wellcome Open Res 2018, 3:124 [version 1; referees: 2 approved]). The development of this site has been funded by the Wellcome Trust.


Sequence database
Sequences: 2,161
Profiles (MLST): 937
Last updated: 2020-07-29

Isolate database
Isolates: 3,160
Last updated: 2020-07-29