Descriptor English: Rickettsia
Descriptor Spanish: Rickettsia
Descriptor Rickettsia
Entry term(s) riquetsia
Scope note: Género de bacterias gramnegativas, aerobias, con forma bacilar que con frecuencia están rodeadas por una microcápsula proteica y una capa mucosa. El ciclo natural de estos microorganismos suele incluir un huésped vertebrado y un huésped invertebrado. Las especies del género producen en los seres humanos enfermedades como el tifus.
Descriptor Portuguese: Rickettsia
Descriptor French: Rickettsia
Tree number(s): B03.660.050.783.875.650.650
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria often surrounded by a protein microcapsular layer and slime layer. The natural cycle of its organisms generally involves a vertebrate and an invertebrate host. Species of the genus are the etiological agents of human diseases, such as typhus.
Annotation: classified with bacteria; infection = RICKETTSIA INFECTIONS or their specifics: see notes on species terms for various infections; Rickettsia quintana infection = TRENCH FEVER; RICKETTSIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI see ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI is available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PH physiologie
PY pathogénicité
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 12694
Unique ID: D012281
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Rickettsia - Preferred
Concept UI M0019097
Preferred term Rickettsia

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