Some disease-causing rickettsiae


Some disease-causing rickettsiae

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Some disease-causing rickettsiae
rickettsia arthropod vector vertebrate host human disease
Genus Rickettsia
typhus group
R. prowazekii body louse humans epidemic typhus, Brill-Zinsser disease
R. typhi (or mooseri) rat flea rats murine typhus
spotted fever group
R. rickettsii tick rodents Rocky Mountain spotted fever
R. conorii tick dogs boutonneuse fever
scrub typhus group
R. tsutsugamushi chigger mite rodents scrub typhus
Genus Coxiella
C. burnetii usually airborne or contact livestock, small mammals Q fever
Genus Rochalimaea
R. quintana body louse humans trench fever
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