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- Bacteria : A major group of single-celled microorganisms.
- Borrelia burgdorferi : Gram-negative, helically shaped bacterium that is the causative agent of Lyme disease.
- Brain : The core unit of a central nervous system.
- Cell (biology) : The basic unit of life, consisting of biochemical networks enclosed by a membrane.
- Digital object identifier : Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals.
- Dog : Domesticated canine often kept as a pet or as a working animal and known as 'man's best friend'.
- Guillain-Barre syndrome : An acute, autoimmune, polyradiculoneuropathy affecting the peripheral nervous system.
- History of neuroimaging : The development of techniques allowing to visualize brain structure and function.
- Lactobacillus plantarum : Gram-positive aerotolerant bacteria, commonly found in many fermented food products as well as anaerobic plant matter.
- Multiple sclerosis : A chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS).
- Q fever : Disease caused by infection with the rickettsia Coxiella burnetii, a bacterium that affects both humans and animals, resulting in a rash, fever, malaise, and muscular pains.
- Syphilis : Chronic infectious disease caused by a spirochete Treponema pallidum, either transmitted by direct contact, usually in sexual intercourse, or passed from mother to child in utero.
- Tularemia : An extremely infectious disease, 15% lethal when untreated and <1% fatal when properly treated, distributed worldwide in animals and ticks, that has been weaponized by several national biological warfare programs
- U.S. intelligence analysis of patterns of infectious diseases and impacts : The United States intelligence community model for the spread and world impact of infectious disease