A BLAST search was conducted with this sequence (GenBank accession EF433794) that produced significant alignments to multiple Wolbachia species in the [alpha]-proteobacterial family Rickettsiaceae
rickettsii, a small bacterium in the family Rickettsiaceae
(which consists of genera: Rickettsia and Orientia).
burnetii, in the [gamma]-proteobacteria, order Legionellaceae, whereas the rickettsiae are classified as [alpha]-proteobacteria, order Rickettsiales, family Rickettsiaceae
The latest deadly tick disease, ehrlichiosis, is caused by Ehrlichia, a genus of bacteria in the family Rickettsiaceae
Genetic relationships among the members of the family Rickettsiaceae
as shown by DNA restriction fragment polymorphism analysis.
Scrub typhus, a widely endemic disease in Asian Pacific regions, is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a gram-negative obligate intracellular bacterium in the family Rickettsiaceae
quintana was classified in the genus Rochalimaea, tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae