Rickettsia raoultii

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Rickettsia raoultii
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Rickettsiaceae
Genus: Rickettsia
Species: R. raoultii
Binomial name
Rickettsia raoultii
Mediannikov et al. 2008

Rickettsia raoultii is a tick-borne pathogenic spotted fever group Rickettsia species borne by Dermacentor ticks.[1]


  1. ^ Oleg Mediannikov, Kotaro Matsumoto, Irina Samoylenko, Michel Drancourt, Véronique Roux, Elena Rydkina, Bernard Davoust, Irina Tarasevich, Philippe Brouqui & Pierre-Edouard Fournier (July 2008). "Rickettsia raoultii sp. nov., a spotted fever group rickettsia associated with Dermacentor ticks in Europe and Russia". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 58 (Pt 7): 1635–1639. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64952-0. PMID 18599708. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Selmi, Marco; Martello, Elisa; Bertolotti, Luigi; Bisanzio, Donal; Tomassone, Laura (2009). "Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia raoultii in Dermacentor marginatus Ticks Collected on Wild Boars in Tuscany, Italy". Journal of Medical Entomology. 46 (6): 1490–1493. doi:10.1603/033.046.0636. ISSN 0022-2585. 
  • Selmi, Marco, et al. "Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia raoultii in Dermacentor marginatus ticks collected on wild boars in Tuscany, Italy." Journal of medical entomology 46.6 (2009): 1490-1493.

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