Rickettsia slovaca


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Rickettsia slovaca

a bacterial species causing a newly recognized rickettsiosis associated with local erythema and possibly meningoencephalitis; transmitted by the tick Dermacentor marginatus.
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Rick·ett·si·a slo·va·ca

(ri-ket'sē-ă slō-vah'kă)
A bacterial species causing a rickettsiosis associated with local erythema and possibly meningoencephalitis; transmitted by the tick Dermacentor marginatus.
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Rickettsia slovaca

The causative agent of TIBOLA.. The species is found in Europe.
See also: Rickettsia
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Spotless rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia slovaca and associated with Dermacentor ticks.
A case of tick-transmitted lymphadenopathy in Bulgaria associated with Rickettsia slovaca. Scand J Infect Dis.
Rickettsia slovaca in Dermacentor marginatus ticks, Germany.
In 1968, Rickettsia slovaca, a spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsia, was isolated from Dermacentor marginatus ticks in the former Czechoslovakia before being detected in D.
We report on the molecular evidence that Dermacentor reticulatus ticks in Croatia are infected with Rickettsia helvetica (10%) or Rickettsia slovaca (2%) or co-infected with both species (1%).