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What is Rickettsia?

What is Rickettsia?

  • Rickettsia: A self limiting condition that is transmitted by mites.
  • Rickettsia: A tribe of gram-negative bacteria of the family RICKETTSIACEAE whose organisms are found in arthropods and are pathogenic for man and certain other vertebrate hosts.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Rickettsia: any of a group of parasitic bacteria that live in arthropods (as ticks and mites) and can cause disease if transmitted to human beings.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Rickettsia: Introduction

Types of Rickettsia:

Types of Rickettsia:

Broader types of Rickettsia:

How serious is Rickettsia?

Complications of Rickettsia: see complications of Rickettsia

What causes Rickettsia?

Causes of Rickettsia: see causes of Rickettsia
Risk factors for Rickettsia: see risk factors for Rickettsia

What are the symptoms of Rickettsia?

Symptoms of Rickettsia: see symptoms of Rickettsia

Complications of Rickettsia: see complications of Rickettsia

Can anyone else get Rickettsia?

Contagion of Rickettsia: Mostly transmitted by bites from ticks, lice or fleas.
More information: see contagiousness of Rickettsia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Rickettsia

Rickettsia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rickettsia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rickettsia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rickettsia: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rickettsia.
Treatments for Rickettsia: see treatments for Rickettsia

Name and Aliases of Rickettsia

Main name of condition: Rickettsia

Other names or spellings for Rickettsia:

Rickettsieae, Rickettsiae Source - Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Rickettsia: Related Conditions

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