Neorickettsia

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Ne·o·ri·ckett·si·a

(nē'ō-ri-ket'sē-ă),
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.
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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.
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Sequence comparisons of the amplified products with Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., and Neorickettsia risticii sequences in GenBank are summarized in the Table.
phagocytophilum, and Neorickettsia risticii. ([dagger]) GenBank sequence accession numbers for 16S rRNA, GroEl, and SodB for Ehrlichia sp.
Varias condicoes podem levar a enteropatia com perda de proteinas via trato gastrointestinal, incluindo ulceracao, antibioticoterapia e neoplasia, assim como causas infecciosas, tais como bacterias (Salmonella spp, Neorickettsia risticii, Clostridium spp), protozoarios (Cryptosporidium spp), virus e parasitas (BIHR, 2003).
Vaccines that protect against rickettsiosis in the United States are not available (other than Neorickettsia risticii, the agent of equine monocytic ehrlichiosis, more commonly known as Potomac horse fever).