Rickettsia tsutsugamushi


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Rick·ett·si·a tsu·tsu·ga·mushi

former name for Orientia tsutsugamushi.
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Ricketts,

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 ?
Key words Pleuropulmonary; Rickettsia tsutsugamushi; scrub; typhus
Characterization of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi strains in two species of naturally infected, laboratory-reared chiggers.
Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus Orientia gen Nov, as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb.
Identification and partial characterization of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi major protein immunogens.
Isolation of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi antigenically different from Kato, Karp, and Gilliam strains from patients.