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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Rickettsioses are vectorborne infections caused by small, gram-negative, obligatory intracellular bacteria of the genera Rickettsia and Orientia, belonging to the family Rickettsiaceae. The most common vectors for Rickettsiacea are fleas, mites, ticks, and lice.
Rickettsia diseases are caused by small intracellular Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria that are members of the order Rickettsiales and family Rickettsiaceae in the Proteobacteria [alpha]-subdivision (RAOULT & ROUX, 1997; DUMLER et al., 2001).
First record of Ixodes arboricola (Ixodida: Ixodidae) from Turkey with presence of Candidatus Rickettsia vini (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae).
Scrub typhus is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, classified in the family Rickettsiaceae (8).
Favia, "Searching for Wolbachia (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae): Large polymerase chain reaction survey and new identifications," Journal of Medical Entomology, vol.
Reorgarnization 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.
DETECTION OF RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII BRUMPT (RICKETTSIALES: RICKETTSIACEAE) IN THE BROWN DOG TICK RHIPICEPHALUS SANGUINEUS LATREILLE (IXODIDA: IXODIDAE) IN THE COMARCA LAGUNERA, A REEMERGENT SPOTTED FEVER ZONE IN MEXICO
Rickettsia felis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) discovered in cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) in the Philippines.
Scientists later determined that a bacterium from the family Rickettsiaceae causes the disease.