Rickettsia heilongjiangensis

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Rickettsia heilongjiangensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Rickettsiaceae
Genus: Rickettsia
Species: R. heilongjiangensis
Binomial name
Rickettsia heilongjiangensis
Fournier et al., 2003

Rickettsia heilongjiangensis is a species of gram negative Alphaproteobacteria, within the spotted fever group, being carried by ticks.[1] It is pathogenic (causing rickettsiosis).[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fournier, P.-E.; Dumler, J. S.; Greub, G.; Zhang, J.; Wu, Y.; Raoult, D. (2003). "Gene Sequence-Based Criteria for Identification of New Rickettsia Isolates and Description of Rickettsia heilongjiangensis sp. nov.". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41 (12): 5456–5465. doi:10.1128/JCM.41.12.5456-5465.2003. ISSN 0095-1137. 
  2. ^ Ando, Shuji; Kurosawa, Masahiro; Sakata, Akiko; Fujita, Hiromi; Sakai, Katsurou; Sekine, Masao; Katsumi, Masanori; Saitou, Wakana; Yano, Yasuhiro; Takada, Nobuhiro; Takano, Ai; Kawabata, Hiroki; Hanaoka, Nozomu; Watanabe, Haruo; Kurane, Ichiro; Kishimoto, Toshio (2010). "HumanRickettsia heilongjiangensisInfection, Japan". Emerging Infectious Diseases 16 (8): 1306–1308. doi:10.3201/eid1608.100049. ISSN 1080-6040. 
  3. ^ Mediannikov, Oleg Y.; Sidelnikov, Yuri; Ivanov, Leonid; Mokretsova, Eugenia; Fournier, Pierre-Edouard; Tarasevich, Irina; Raoult, Didier (2004). "Acute Tick-borne Rickettsiosis Caused byRickettsia sibiricain the Russian Far East". Emerging Infectious Diseases 10 (5): 810–817. doi:10.3201/eid1005.030437. ISSN 1080-6040. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Duan, C.; Tong, Y.; Huang, Y.; Wang, X.; Xiong, X.; Wen, B. (2011). "Complete Genome Sequence of Rickettsia heilongjiangensis, an Emerging Tick-Transmitted Human Pathogen". Journal of Bacteriology 193 (19): 5564–5565. doi:10.1128/JB.05852-11. ISSN 0021-9193. 

Mediannikov, O.; Makarova, V.; Tarasevich, I.; Sidelnikov, Y.; Raoult, D. (2009). "Isolation ofRickettsia heilongjiangensisstrains from humans and ticks and its multispacer typing". Clinical Microbiology and Infection 15: 288–289. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02239.x. ISSN 1198-743X. 

  • Zhang, L. J.; Han, J.; Xu, J. G.; Turchetto, J.; Mediannikov, O.; Rolain, J.-M.; Raoult, D.; Fournier, P.-E. (2009). "Identification of a new serotype ofRickettsia heilongjiangensisin wild rats from Guangdong Province, China". Clinical Microbiology and Infection 15: 338–339. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02266.x. ISSN 1198-743X. 

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