Liponyssoides sanguineus

Liponyssoides sanguineus

The mite vector for Rickettsia akari.
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akari, transmitida por un acaro del raton Liponyssoides sanguineus y R.
Only biting larvae of Asian scrub typhus chiggers (Leptotrombidium species) transmit scrub typhus caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi (formerly Rickettsia tsutsugamushi); and only biting house mouse mites (Liponyssoides sanguineus) transmit rickettsialpox caused by Rickettsia akari.
The house mouse mite, Liponyssoides sanguineus, maintains a rickettsial zoonosis in its preferred house mouse (Mus musculus) reservoir and can transmit rickettsialpox caused by Rickettsia akari through bites.
Rickettsia akari, the etiologic agent of rickettsialpox, is commonly transmitted by the bite of the house-mouse mite, Liponyssoides sanguineus. Human cases of rickettsialpox, as well as infected mites and potential reservoirs of R.
Only biting larvae of Asian scrub typhus chiggers (Leptotrombidium species) transmit scrub typhus caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi (formerly Rickettsia tsutsugamushi); and only biting house-mouse mites (Liponyssoides sanguineus) transmit rickettsialpox caused by Rickettsia akari.
The house-mouse mite, Liponyssoides sanguineus, maintains a rickettsial zoonosis in its preferred house mouse (Mus musculus) reservoir, and can transmit rickettsialpox caused by Rickettsia akari through bites.
akari is maintained transovarially in the mite vector and transmitted to humans by the house mouse mite (Liponyssoides sanguineus).
To the Editor: Rickettsialpox is often described as a chickenpox-like disease and is caused by Rickettsia akari, a spotted fever group Rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by the bite of mites (Liponyssoides sanguineus).
akari is transmitted among house mice (Mus musculus) and to humans by the house mouse mite (Liponyssoides sanguineus) (2).