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Company : Innominata dba GenBio

UMDC Code : 405964

The order Rickettsiales includes a diverse group of microorganisms. The criteria used to define genera (Rickettsia and Coxiella) within the order include morphology, association with various arthropods (primarily ticks, fleas, mites or lice), obligate intracellular parasitism, and serologic relatedness. Rickettsia, Coxiella and species within those genera have adapted to existence within the various arthropods and also frequently infect humans and other vertebrates, usually as accidental hosts. The table below summarizes the various rickettsioses, their respective etiologic agents, and their salient epidemiologic features.

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Last Updated : 03/16/2013

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