rickettsial disease


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Synonyms for rickettsial disease

infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria

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Anaplasmosis is the most common tick-borne rickettsial disease to be linked with blood transfusion infections, the report said.
Rickettsial diseases are the most common febrile illness in patients returning from international travel.
Anecdotal reports have indicated close temporal relationship between AOSD and various infections, which may suggest infectious triggers for developing AOSD, but rickettsial diseases were rarely reported.
8) Ocular signs of rickettsial disease are more common.
Ecologist Chi-Chien Kuo and colleagues from the University of California, Davis, and the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control set out to study the ecology of rickettsial diseases in the abandoned fields of Hualien County, once a major center of rice production.
Canine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis is a rickettsial disease of dogs generally characterized by reduction in cellular elements of blood (Torry and Forester, 1984) and is transmitted by brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus.
Rickettsial diseases are found worldwide and are transmitted to humans by a variety of infected arthropods, including lice, fleas, ticks, and mites.
22) Like spotted fever group rickettsial diseases, Q fever is a tick-associated zoonosis, with an extremely wide host range.
Strategies for detecting rickettsiae and diagnosing rickettsial diseases.
Another may be that doxycycline, the most effective treatment option for all rickettsial diseases (6), is easily administered for suspected cases of rickettsiosis with no differential diagnosis.
Testing at CDPH's Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory for stool, nasopharyngeal swab, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) did not detect the presence of an enterovirus (EV), the genus of the family Picornaviridae that includes poliovirus.
Hanson of the California Department of Health Services Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory (Berkeley, Calif.
Anaplasma phagocytophilum, a gram-negative, obligate intracellular bacterium of neutrophils, causes human anaplasmosis, a tickborne rickettsial disease formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (1).
A microbiologic diagnosis of recent rickettsial disease was in most cases based on immunofluorescence antibody (IFA) tests and, occasionally, on PCR and Western blot.
Although hemorrhages have not been described for rickettsialpox, dissimilarities in the clinical features of rickettsial disease among countries have been reported (13).