Neorickettsia sennetsu

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Anaplasmataceae
Genus: Neorickettsia
Species: N. sennetsu
Binomial name
Neorickettsia sennetsu (Dumler et al., 2001)

Neorickettsia sennetsu (formerly Ehrlichia sennetsu)[1] is a gram-negative bacterium that causes Sennetsu ehrlichiosis.

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  1. ^ Dumler JS, Barbet AF, Bekker CP, et al. (2001). "Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51 (Pt 6): 2145–65. PMID 11760958. doi:10.1099/00207713-51-6-2145.