A genus of the proteobacter group, order Rickettsiales, family Anaplasmataceae. Medically significant species within the genus include the agent that produces Potomac horse fever. N. helminthoeca is the type species. Some members of genus formerly classified as Ehrlichia.
Neorickettsia/Neo·rick·ett·sia/ (ne″o-rĭ-ket´se-ah) a genus of rickettsiae (tribe Ehrlichieae), including a single species, N. helmin´thoeca. It is found in the salmon fluke (Troglotrema salmincola), a parasite of various fish, especially salmon and trout, and causes hemorrhagic enteritis in those ingesting raw infected fish.
Neorickettsia(nē″ō-rĭ-kĕt′sēă) [″ + ″]
A genus of bacteria of the family Anaplasmataceae. They are intracellular parasites transmitted to mammals by insect or animal vectors, including trematodes that infest salmon and trout.
a genus in the family Anaplasmataceae, order Rickettsiales. Members parasitize intestinal epithelial cells, monocytes and macrophages and are transmitted by ingestion of infected metacercariae of trematodes.
the cause of salmon poisoning in dogs.
the cause of equine intestinal ehrlichiosis; equine monocytic ehrlichiosis. Previously Ehrlichia risticii.