Rickettsia

Known as: rickettsias 
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria often surrounded by a protein microcapsular layer and slime layer. The natural cycle of its… (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
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2008
Rickettsia are intracellular symbionts of eukaryotes that are best known for infecting and causing serious diseases in humans and… (More)
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2008
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2008
Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a significant burden on global economies and public health. Their emergence is thought to… (More)
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2007
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2007
We identified Rickettsia monacensis as a cause of acute tickborne rickettsiosis in 2 humans. Its pathogenic role was assessed by… (More)
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2005
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2005
We sequenced the genome of Rickettsia felis, a flea-associated obligate intracellular alpha-proteobacterium causing spotted fever… (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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2003
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2003
We propose genetic guidelines for the classification of rickettsial isolates at the genus, group, and species levels by using… (More)
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2000
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2000
To confirm the phylogenetic analysis previously inferred by comparison of the citrate synthase and rOmpA gene sequences (gitA and… (More)
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1998
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1998
We describe here the complete genome sequence (1,111,523 base pairs) of the obligate intracellular parasite Rickettsia prowazekii… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
A set of oligonucleotide primers capable of initiating enzymatic amplification (polymerase chain reaction) on a phylogenetically… (More)
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