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.

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.

Rickettsia slovaca

The causative agent of TIBOLA.. The species is found in Europe.
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A case of tick-transmitted lymphadenopathy in Bulgaria associated with Rickettsia slovaca.
Coinfections of Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia helvetica with Borrelia lusitaniae in ticks collected in a Safari Park, Portugal.
Prevalence data of Rickettsia slovaca and other SFG rickettsiae species in Dermacentor marginatus in the southeastern Iberian peninsula.
Characteristics of TIBOLA/DEBONEL patients with certain or probable Rickettsia slovaca infection compared with patients with certain or probable R.
1 ([dagger]) dagger]) ([section]) lymphadenopathy 31 No 60 Yes 89 No Rickettsia slovaca 117 Yes 121 No 138 No 145 15 R.