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ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis),
Infection with rickettsiae.

rickettsiosis

/rick·ett·si·o·sis/ (rĭ-ket″se-o´sis) infection with rickettsiae.

rickettsiosis

(rĭ-kĕt′sē-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. rickettsio·ses (-sēz)
Infection with or disease caused by rickettsiae.

rickettsiosis

[riket′sē·ō′sis] pl. rickettsioses
Etymology: Howard T. Ricketts; Gk, osis, condition
any of a group of infectious diseases caused by microorganisms of the genus Rickettsia. Kinds of rickettsioses include a spotted fever group (boutonneuse fever, rickettsialpox, Rocky Mountain spotted fever), a typhus group (epidemic typhus, murine typhus, scrub typhus), and a miscellaneous group (Q fever, trench fever). See also Rickettsia.

ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis)
Infection with 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.

ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis)
Infection with rickettsiae.

rickettsiosis

disease caused by infection with rickettsiae. Includes disease now more commonly called ehrlichiosis.

canine rickettsiosis
see canine ehrlichiosis.
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Spotted fever group and typhus group rickettsioses in humans, South Korea.
Tick-borne rickettsioses in Pune district, Maharashtra, India.
Rickettsioses as paradigms of new or emerging infectious diseases.
To investigate Lyme disease and tickborne rickettsioses transmitted by I.
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Epidemiology and clinical aspects of rickettsioses in Thailand.
To the Editor: Tick-borne rickettsioses are caused by the obligate intracellular bacteria spotted fever group (SFG) Rickettsia spp.
Comparison of real-time quantitative PCR and culture for the diagnosis of emerging rickettsioses.
In Japan, rickettsioses such as Japanese spotted fever and scrub typhus, caused by Rickettsia japonica and Orientia tsutsugamushi, respectively, occur frequently.