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ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis),
Infection with rickettsiae.
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rickettsiosis

(rĭ-kĕt′sē-ō′sĭs)
n. pl. rickettsio·ses (-sēz)
Infection with or disease caused by rickettsiae.
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ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis)
Infection with 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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ric·kett·si·o·sis

(ri-ket'sē-ō'sis)
Infection with rickettsiae.
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Among a subset of 121 patients with suspected rickettsiosis whose serum samples were tested, 6 (5.0%) showed prevalence of STGO IgG, 2 (1.7%) TGR IgG, and 1 (0.8%) SFGR IgG.
Laboratory characteristics of confirmed and probable spotted fever rickettsiosis cases (SFR)--United States, 2010-2015 Confirmed * Probable ([dagger]) (n = 167) (n = 16,640) Characteristic No.
Walker, "Serologic study of the prevalence of rickettsiosis in Yucatan: Evidence for a prevalent spotted fever group rickettsiosis," TheAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Rickettsia parkeri: a newly recognized cause of spotted fever rickettsiosis in the United States.
Treatment of rickettsiosis includes antibiotics and supportive care.
parkeri rickettsiosis have been identified across several mountainous locations in southern Arizona close to the US-Mexico border, and ticks of the A.
Rickettsiaparkeri: a newly recognized cause of spotted fever rickettsiosis in the United States.
(4,6) One of the reasons for the fatalities due to RMSF is the difficulty correctly diagnosing the rickettsiosis. Diagnosis of RMSF is problematic due to nonspecific signs and symptoms associated with the disease, which include fevers, headaches, rashes, and the lack of commercially available species-specific assays.