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Philippe Parola

and Didier Raoult


May 31, 2012: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.

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Rickettsioses are zoonoses caused by obligate Gram-negative intracellular bacteria of the order Rickettsiales, comprising (1) rickettsioses due to bacteria of the genus Rickettsia, including spotted fever groups and typhus groups (Rickettsiaceae), (2) ehrlichioses and anaplasmoses due to bacteria of the Anaplasmataceae, and (3) scrub typhus due to ...

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