Rickettsia honei


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Rickettsia honei

a bacterial species causing Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia.

Rick·ett·sia ho·ne·i

(ri-ket'sē-ă hōn'ē-ī)
A bacterial species that causes Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia.

Rickettsia honei

The causative agent of a spotted fever that clinically resembles Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It is found only in Australia and neighboring islands.
See also: Rickettsia
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Kinetics of species-specific antibody titers in patient infected with Rickettsia honei, Nepal, 2009 * IgG/IgM titer by date Species tested Apr 20 Apr 24 Apr 29 May 15 R.
Sequences of PCR amplicons from 5 rickettsial genes used for multilocus sequence typing were 100% identical with those deposited with GenBank for Rickettsia honei TT-118.