Rickettsiaceae


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Rickettsiaceae

 [rĭ-ket″se-a´se-e]
a family of the order Rickettsiales.

Rickettsiaceae

/Rick·ett·si·a·ceae/ (rĭ-ket″se-a´se-e) a family of the order Rickettsiales.

Rickettsiaceae

a family of bacteria in the order Rickettsiales. Includes the genera Rickettsia and Orienta.
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There are two families of bacteria that cause rickettsioses: Rickettsiaceae (Rickettsia and Orientia) and Anaplasmataceae (Anaplasma, Neorickettsia, and Ehrlichia).
Ehrlichioses and Anaplasmoses are tick-borne diseases caused by small, intracellular bacteria belonging to the Rickettsiaceae family and originally belonging to the Ehrlichia genus.
Scrub typhus, a widely endemic disease in Asian Pacific regions, is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a gram-negative obligate intracellular bacterium in the family Rickettsiaceae.
The Rickettsiaceae family comprises obligate intracellular bacteria and contains 2 genera: Rickettsia (typhus group and spotted fever group[SFG]) and Orientia.
quintana was classified in the genus Rochalimaea, tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae.
The fallout from the reclassification of these organisms is the proposal for a complete revision of the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae.
Other known pathogenic bacteria transmitted by ticks are intracellular alpha proteobacteria, which includes the families Anaplasmataceae, Bartonellaceae, and Rickettsiaceae (3).