Rickettsia rickettsii

Known as: Dermacentroxenus rickettsii 
A species of aerobic, Gram negative, rod and cocci shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Proteobacteria. This species is obligately intracellular… (More)
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2011
2011
Circulation of a unique genetic type of Rickettsia rickettsii in ticks of the Rhipicephalus sanguineus complex was detected in… (More)
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2009
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2009
Until the year 2000, only three Rickettsia species were known in South America: (i) Rickettsia rickettsii, transmitted by the… (More)
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2008
2008
This unit includes protocols for the laboratory maintenance of the obligate intracellular bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii… (More)
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2006
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2006
Brazilian spotted fever (BSF) is a highly lethal disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii. In the present study, rickettsial… (More)
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2005
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2005
The present study evaluated rickettsial infection in Amblyomma spp. ticks collected in a farm in Coronel Pacheco, a Brazilian… (More)
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2004
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2004
Ticks, including many that bite humans, are hosts to several obligate intracellular bacteria in the spotted fever group (SFG) of… (More)
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1999
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1999
Rickettsia rickettsii, the causative agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, was lethal for the majority of experimentally and… (More)
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1998
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1998
rOmpA and rOmpB are immunodominant, surface-exposed proteins of Rickettsia rickettsii. Prior evidence suggests that adhesion of R… (More)
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1998
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1998
The possibility that bacteria may have evolved strategies to overcome host cell apoptosis was explored by using Rickettsia… (More)
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1989
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1989
A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) procedure for detecting rickettsial DNA was developed and shown to be specific for Rickettsia… (More)
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