Orientia


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Orientia

(ōr'ē-en'tē-ă),
A member of the bacterial family Rickettsiae.

O·ri·en·ti·a

(ōr-ē-en'shă)
A genus of the bacterial family Rickettsiaceae.
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5 Platelets x 1,000/ 249 [+ or -] 99 228 [+ or -] 84 Rickettsial infection Orientia TGR, tsutsugamushi, Characteristic n = 29 n = 9 Median age, y (IQR) 44 (21-59) 37 (19-58) Male sex 2 0.
prowazekii Neg Neg Neg 64/64 Orientia tsutsugamushi Neg Neg Neg 64/64 serotype Kawasaki O.
including Orientia tsutsugamushi), dengue viruses, Japanese encephalitis virus, and influenza viruses.
Taken together, these results are consistent with 16S rRNA gene sequence of the Chiloe Island sample being representative of an Orientia spp.
The family Rickettsiaceae includes the genera Rickettsia and Orientia (1).
Scrub typhus, a vector born rickettsial disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is endemic in Eastern Asia including South Korea.
2%) of the men became infected with either a typhus group (n = 10) or spotted fever group (n = 181) rickettsia or a scrub typhus group orientia (n = 15) during their deployment to South Korea.
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a small gram negative coccobacillus, which is an obligate intracellular parasite.
Scrub typhus, also known as bush typhus, is a disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi.
Although Hualien is one of Taiwan's least-populated counties, it has reported one of the country's highest rates of scrub typhus, which is caused by the bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi and transmitted by chiggers.
Rickettsial diseases include spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses (Mediterranean spotted fever, African tick-bite fever and the typhus group of rickettsiae), scrub typhus caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, human monocytic ehrlichiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis.
Scrub typhus, caused by the rickettsial bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hyashi) that is transmitted by several species of larval mites belonging to the family Trombiculidae, is a disease of major military importance.