Rickettsia sibirica

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Rick·ett·si·a si·bi·ri·ca

a bacterial species, the agent of Siberian or North Asian tick typhus, transmitted by various ixodid ticks, which also serve as reservoirs, possibly aided by rodents and hares; the disease resembles Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
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Howard T., U.S. pathologist, 1871-1910.
Rickettsia akari - a species causing human rickettsialpox.
Rickettsia australis - a species causing a spotted fever.
Rickettsia conrii - an African species probably causing boutonneuse fever.
Rickettsia prowazekii - a species causing epidemic typhus.
Rickettsia rickettsii - the agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Rickettsia sibirica - the agent of Siberian or North Asian tick typhus.
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi - a species causing tsutsugamushi disease and scrub typhus.
Rickettsia typhi - a species causing murine or endemic typhus fever.
rickettsial - pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.
rickettsialpox - an acute disease caused by Rickettsia akari; transmitted by the mite.
rickettsiosis - infection with rickettsiae.
rickettsiostatic - an agent inhibitory to the growth of Rickettsia.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Human infection with Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae, Spain, 2007-2011.
Septic shock in a patient infected with Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae, Spain.
Portuguese patient infected with Rickettsia sibirica. Emerg Infect Dis.
Proposal to create subspecies of Rickettsia sibirica and an emended description of Rickettsia sibirica.
To the Editor: Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae has been recently reported as a subspecies of R.
To the Editor: We report a case of Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimoniae strain infection associated with lymphangitis (1).
Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae strain was first isolated from a Hyalomma asiaticum tick from Inner Mongolia in 1991 (7) and subsequently from H.
We report the first isolation of Rickettsia sibirica (strain mongolotimonae) from the blood of a patient and detection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the rickettsia in a Rhipicephalus pusillus tick collected from a dead mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) in the Alentejo region, Portugal.