Neorickettsia(redirected from Neorickettsia risticii)
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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