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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene|
|State||Published - Jan 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases