Rickettsia typhi

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Scientific classification
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rickettsiales
Family: Rickettsiaceae
Genus: Rickettsia
Species: typhi

Rickettsia typhi is a species of the genus Rickettsia.

It is the causative agent of Murine typhus.[1][2]

The genome is similar to that of Rickettsia prowazekii.[3]