Rickettsiaceae


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Noun1.Rickettsiaceae - microorganism resembling bacteria inhabiting arthropod tissues but capable of causing disease in vertebrates
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
order Rickettsiales, Rickettsiales - pleomorphic Gram-negative microorganisms
genus Rickettsia - can cause typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever in humans
rickettsia - any of a group of very small rod-shaped bacteria that live in biting arthropods (as ticks and mites) and cause disease in vertebrate hosts; they cause typhus and other febrile diseases in human beings
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Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and "HGE agent" as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila.
Scientists later determined that a bacterium from the family Rickettsiaceae causes the disease.
DISCUSSION: Scrub Typhus, or tsutsugamushi disease is a febrile illness caused by bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae and named Orientia tsutsugamushi.
Recognition of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in order Rickesttsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrilichi with Neorickettsia description of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and "HGE agent" as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophia.
Rickettsia typhi as well as Rickettsia prowazekii, belongs to Tifus Group in the Rickettsiaceae Family from Rickettsialis Order and is the causative organism of murine or endemic typhus (2).
Dentro del Filo alfa-proteobacterias, se encuentra el orden Rickettsiales, en el cual se incluyen a su vez las familias Rickettsiaceae y Anaplasmataceae (1).
Reorganization of genera in the fami lies Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent"' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila".