Neorickettsia

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Neorickettsia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Anaplasmataceae
Genus: Neorickettsia
Neorickettsia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A79.8

Neorickettsia is a genus of bacteria. Species or Strains in this genus are coccoid or pleomorphic cells that reside in cytoplasmic vacuoles within monocytes and macrophages of dogs, horses, bats, and humans.[1]

Neorickettsia sennetsu causes Sennetsu ehrlichiosis,[2] Unlike most other closely related diseases, Neorickettsia sennetsu is transmitted by Trematodes from fish.[3] while Neorickettsia risticii causes Potomac Horse Fever

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