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any of a group of very small rod-shaped bacteria that live in biting arthropods (as ticks and mites) and cause disease in vertebrate hosts

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Coinfections of Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia helvetica with Borrelia lusitaniae in ticks collected in a Safari Park, Portugal.
Rickettsia helvetica in Dermacentor reticulates ticks.
We report on the molecular evidence that Dermacentor reticulatus ticks in Croatia are infected with Rickettsia helvetica (10%) or Rickettsia slovaca (2%) or co-infected with both species (1%).
gallinae) was 99% homologous with part of the Rickettsia helvetica gltA gene (AM418450.
First isolation of Rickettsia helvetica from Ixodes ricinus ticks in France.
Rickettsia helvetica, a widespread species, is carried by Ixodes ricinus (1).
Tick paralysis by Ixodes holocyclus in a Japanese traveler returning from Australia associated with Rickettsia helvetica infection.