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rickettsial

 [rĭ-ket´se-al]
pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.
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ric·kett·si·al

(ri-ket'sē-ăl),
Pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.
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ric·kett·si·al

(ri-ket'sē-ăl)
Pertaining to or caused by rickettsiae.
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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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His primary research interest is rickettsial diseases.
The season wise incidence of rickettsial and haemoparasites are presented in Table 4.
Raoult, "Tick- and flea-borne rickettsial emerging zoonoses," Veterinary Research, vol.
prowazekii has not disappeared as a source of typhus outbreaks, particularly in South America and Africa, there are current epidemics produced from rickettsial infections carried by fleas, such as R.
(38) No rickettsial agent was identified in the small number of D variabilis ticks assessed.
The guidelines recommend the early use of doxycycline, an antibiotic, for treatment of all tick-borne rickettsial diseases in patients of all ages.
[1] Epidemic Intelligence Service, CDC; [2] Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC; [3] Georgia Department of Public Health; [4] Summit Urgent Care Clinic, Newnan, Georgia; [5] Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, CDC.
It could be that the sequences from birds may not even be rickettsial.
[7] Many immunological tests that are accurate and sensitive are available for the diagnosis of rickettsial diseases.
(2) The finding of an eschar is often indicative of rickettsial infection; however, not all rickettsioses show eschars, and the absence of an eschar does not exclude rickettsial infection.