Rickettsia slovaca


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Rickettsia slovaca

a bacterial species causing a newly recognized rickettsiosis associated with local erythema and possibly meningoencephalitis; transmitted by the tick Dermacentor marginatus.

Rick·ett·si·a slo·va·ca

(ri-ket'sē-ă slō-vah'kă)
A bacterial species causing a rickettsiosis associated with local erythema and possibly meningoencephalitis; transmitted by the tick Dermacentor marginatus.

Rickettsia slovaca

The causative agent of TIBOLA.. The species is found in Europe.
See also: Rickettsia
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Coinfections of Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia helvetica with Borrelia lusitaniae in ticks collected in a Safari Park, Portugal.
Spotless rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia slovaca and associated with Dermacentor ticks.
Rickettsia slovaca in Dermacentor marginatus and tick-borne lymphadenopathy, Tuscany, Italy.
DEBONEL/TIBOLA: is Rickettsia slovaca the only etiological agent?
We report on the molecular evidence that Dermacentor reticulatus ticks in Croatia are infected with Rickettsia helvetica (10%) or Rickettsia slovaca (2%) or co-infected with both species (1%).
3%) of these were identified by sequence analysis as containing Rickettsia slovaca.