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rickettsial

 [rĭ-ket´se-al]
pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.

ric·kett·si·al

(ri-ket'sē-ăl),
Pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.

rickettsial

/rick·ett·si·al/ (rĭ-ket´se-al) pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.

ric·kett·si·al

(ri-ket'sē-ăl)
Pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.

Ricketts,

Howard T., U.S. pathologist, 1871-1910.
Rickettsia akari - a species causing human rickettsialpox.
Rickettsia australis - a species causing a spotted fever.
Rickettsia conrii - an African species probably causing boutonneuse fever.
Rickettsia prowazekii - a species causing epidemic typhus.
Rickettsia rickettsii - the agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Rickettsia sibirica - the agent of Siberian or North Asian tick typhus.
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi - a species causing tsutsugamushi disease and scrub typhus.
Rickettsia typhi - a species causing murine or endemic typhus fever.
rickettsial - pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.
rickettsialpox - an acute disease caused by Rickettsia akari; transmitted by the mite.
rickettsiosis - infection with rickettsiae.
rickettsiostatic - an agent inhibitory to the growth of Rickettsia.

rickettsial

pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.

rickettsial fish disease
caused by rickettsia-like organisms; most often asymptomatic in teleosts; characterized by granular, blue inclusions in epithelial cells of the gills. Similar bodies are found in the digestive glands of molluscs and crustaceans. More generalized infections sometimes cause ill-defined syndromes in crustaceans. Called sometimes epitheliocystis. See also piscirickettsiosis.
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Scrub typhus, a vector born rickettsial disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is endemic in Eastern Asia including South Korea.
Doxycycline is considered the most effective treatment against all rickettsial diseases, which are transmitted to humans through vectors such as fleas, ticks, lice and mites.
These results suggest a risk for rickettsial disease, including scrub typhus and especially spotted fever, among US military personnel stationed in or visiting South Korea.
Doctors claim that Rickettsial infections are generally incapacitating and difficult to diagnose.
Rickettsial diseases are some of the most covert reemerging infections and are prevalent throughout the world.
Ostfeld warns that changes in climate and human demography can also have a strong influence on infection rates, making it difficult to establish a cause-and-effect relationship between abandonment of rice fields and the increase in human cases of rickettsial disease.
Though rare in Florida, the rickettsial pathogens for both diseases are endemic within the state's tick populations.
identified, by molecular techniques, a different rickettsial species responsible for some cases of TBF; this was subsequently named Rickettsia africae.
Although rickettsial species are arthropod-associated bacteria, they are also frequently capable of infecting vertebrates, including humans, usually as accidental hosts.
5) Collectively, these studies suggested that Bullis fever represented a previously unknown rickettsial illness with the Lone Star tick as likely vector.
Routine skin biopsies have limited value for diagnosis since the organisms are too small to visualize; however, technological advances such as specific rickettsial monoclonal antibodies allow for more rapid and accurate diagnosis using direct immunofluorescence or immunoenzyme techniques.
The genus Bartonella (formerly Rochalimaea) is a member of the rickettsial order of bacteria, and it is found worldwide.