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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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ovale generated in the present study has been deposited in the Rickettsial Collection of the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, in the University of Sao Paulo, where it is available upon request.
Case report: fatal seronegative rickettsial infection diagnosed by the polymerase chain reaction.
The end result of rickettsial proliferation, metabolic activity, and host immune response, is increased microvascular permeability and oedema, which leads to tissue and organ dysfunction; however, because lesions are localised, albeit multifocal, whole organ failure is generally uncommon.
To date, the diagnosis of a rickettsial illness has most often been confirmed by serologic testing.
PCR detected rickettsial DNA in the tick removed from the patient, and after sequence analysis, we determined that the rickettsial DNA belonged to R.
The majority of rickettsial organisms are known to invade small blood vessels causing endothelial injury and tissue necrosis, with subsequent development of a host mononuclear-cell tissue response and stimulation of coagulation process, resulting in a systemic edematous and occlusive vasculitis.
In addition to other more common etiologies, physicians should suspect possible rickettsial infection if transfusion recipients develop acute thrombocytopenia posttransfusion, especially if accompanied by fever.
Interpretation & conclusion: This community based study from south India involving several districts in Tamil Nadu, showed that scrub typhus and rickettsial illnesses were widely distributed in the State.
International Conference on Rickettsiae and Rickettsial Diseases (4th: 2005: Logrono, Spain).
Ascher, deputy chief of the California Department of Health's Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory.
Scientists working in this new facility support the CDC's Bioterrorism Program, the Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, the Special Pathogens Branch, the Division of AIDS, STD and TB Laboratory Research, and the Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases.
Rickettsial and rickettsial-like diseases have played a considerable role in military activities throughout much of recorded history (1).