Rickettsia massiliae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Rickettsia massiliae
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Rickettsiaceae
Genus: Rickettsia
Species: R. massiliae
Binomial name
Rickettsia massiliae
Beati and Raoult 1993

Rickettsia massiliae is a tick-borne pathogenic spotted fever group Rickettsia species.[1]


  1. ^ L. Beati & D. Raoult (October 1993). "Rickettsia massiliae sp. nov., a new spotted fever group Rickettsia". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 43 (4): 839–840. doi:10.1099/00207713-43-4-839. PMID 8240964. 

Further reading[edit]

  • de Mera, Isabel G. Fernández, et al. "Rickettsia massiliae in the Canary Islands." Emerging infectious diseases 15.11 (2009): 1869.
  • Vitale, Giustina; Mansueto, Serafino; Rolain, Jean-Marc; Raoult, Didier (2006). "Rickettsia massiliaeHuman Isolation". Emerging Infectious Diseases. 12 (1): 174–175. doi:10.3201/eid1201.050850. ISSN 1080-6040. 
  • Beeler, E.; Abramowicz, K. F.; Zambrano, M. L.; Sturgeon, M. M.; Khalaf, N.; Hu, R.; Dasch, G. A.; Eremeeva, M. E. (2011). "A Focus of Dogs and Rickettsia massiliae-Infected Rhipicephalus sanguineus in California". American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 84 (2): 244–249. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0355. ISSN 0002-9637. 
  • Garcia-Garcia, J. C.; Portillo, A.; Nunez, M. J.; Santibanez, S.; Castro, B.; Oteo, J. A. (2010). "A Patient from Argentina Infected with Rickettsia massiliae". American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 82 (4): 691–692. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0662. ISSN 0002-9637. 

External links[edit]