Flea-Borne Rickettsioses and Rickettsiae

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Abstract

Rickettsia typhi and Rickettsia felis are flea-borne rickettsiae that are distributed throughout the world. This mini-review outlines the ecology and epidemiology of flea-borne rickettsioses; highlights important clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic considerations; and discusses areas of uncertainty regarding Rickettsia felis and other rickettsiae harbored by fleas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-56
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume96
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

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  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Virology

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Flea-Borne Rickettsioses and Rickettsiae. / Blanton, Lucas; Walker, David.

In: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Vol. 96, No. 1, 01.01.2017, p. 53-56.

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