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Rickettsia africae

Rickettsia africae
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R. africae
Binomial name
Rickettsia africae

Rickettsia africae is a species of Rickettsia.

It can cause African tick-bite fever.[1]

References

  1. ^ Fournier PE, El Karkouri K, Leroy Q, et al. (2009). "Analysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction". BMC Genomics. 10: 166. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-166. PMC 2694212. PMID 19379498.