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RICKETTSIA ORIENTIA EHRLICHIA ANAPLASMA COXIELLA BARTONELLA
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General introduction Gram-negative, obligate intracellular coccobacilli bacteria that infect mammaols and arthropods Rickettsiae are transmitted in the arthropods ,which serves as both vector and reservior Both DNA and RNA Is sensitive to antibiotic .
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Category of rickettsia Genus Rickettsia, Coxiella ,Orientia,Ehrlichia Bartonella Species Rickettsia prowazekii (epidemic typhus), Rickettsia typhi (endemic typhus), Rickettsia rickettsii (spotted fever), Rochalimaea quintana (trench fever), Coxiella burnetii (Q fever)
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Bilogical features Variable shape, coccobacilli Gram negative Microcapsule and slim layer Culture : in york sacs of embryonated eggs
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Antigenic structure LPS Rickettsia tsutsugamushi Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) LPS smooth LPS rough Weil-Felix reacrion Surface protein(SPA)
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Transmission Typhus, spotted fever and trench fever are transmitted via arthropod vectors; Q fever is acquired via inhalation or ingestion of contaminated milk or food.
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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