Rickettsia rickettsii

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Rickettsia rickettsii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Rickettsiales 

Prokaryota
Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Classis: Alphaproteobacteria
Ordo: Rickettsiales

Familia: Rickettsiaceae
Tribus: Rickettsieae
Genus: Rickettsia

spotted fever group

Species: Rickettsia rickettsii

Name[edit]

Rickettsia rickettsii (Wolbach) Brumpt, 1922

Type strain: Smith = ATCC VR-149

Disease[edit]

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dermacentroxenus rickettsii Wolbach, 1919

References[edit]

  • S. Wolbach: Studies on Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Journal of Medical Research 41: 1–197 (1919)
  • List of Prokaryotic Names [1]