Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov.

@article{Tamura1995ClassificationOR,
  title={Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov.},
  author={Akira Tamura and N. Ohashi and Hiroshi Urakami and Syoji Miyamura},
  journal={International journal of systematic bacteriology},
  year={1995},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={589-91}
}
Recent studies of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi have demonstrated clearly the phenotypic and genotypic differences between this microorganism and other species belonging to the genus Rickettsia. Therefore, classification of R. tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., is proposed.