II. Characteristics

  1. Obligate Intracellular Parasites

III. Genus: Rickettsia

  1. Spotted Fever Group (transmitted by fleas, mites and ticks)
    1. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Rickettsia rickettsii)
    2. Rickettsial Pox (R. akari in North America)
    3. American Boutonneuse fever (R. parkeri in southeast U.S.)
    4. Finders Island Spotted Fever (R. honei in northwest U.S. as well as Australia and southeast Asia)
    5. Mediterranean Spotted Fever or Boutonneuse Fever (R. connori in the Mediterranean)
    6. Queensland Tick Typhus (R. australis in australia)
    7. African Tick BiteFever (R. africae in africa)
    8. Siberian Tick Typhus (R. sibirica in China)
  2. Typhus Group
    1. Rickettsia prowazekii (Louse-Borne Typhus)
    2. Rickettsia mooseri
    3. Rickettsia typhi (Murine Typhus)
    4. Rickettsia tsutsugamushi (Scrub Typhus)

IV. Genus: Ehrlichia

  1. Ehrlichia sennetsu
  2. Ehrlichia canis

V. Genus: Coxiella

  1. Coxiella burnetii (Q Fever)

VI. Genus: Rochalimaea (not obligate intracellular)

  1. Rochalimaea quintana (Q Fever)

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Ontology: Bartonella (C0004770)

Definition (NCI_CDISC) Any bacteria that is not assigned to the species level but can be assigned to the Bartonella genus level.
Definition (NCI) A genus of aerobic, Gram-negative, rod shaped bacterium assigned to the phylum Proteobacteria and the family Bartonellaceae.
Definition (MSH) A genus of gram-negative bacteria characteristically appearing in chains of several segmenting organisms. It occurs in man and arthropod vectors and is found only in the Andes region of South America. This genus is the etiologic agent of human bartonellosis. The genus Rochalimaea, once considered a separate genus, has recently been combined with the genus Bartonella as a result of high levels of relatedness in 16S rRNA sequence data and DNA hybridization data.
Definition (CSP) genus of gram negative bacteria characteristically appearing in chains of several segmenting organisms; occurs in man and arthropod vectors; etiologic agent of human bartonellosis, bacillary angiomatosis, trench fever and cat scratch disease; the genus Rochalimaea, once considered a separate genus, has been combined with the genus Bartonella as a result of high levels of relatedness.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D001473
SnomedCT 62496009, 112354006, 72051005, 243364004, 51988009
English Bartonella, Rochalimaea, Genus Bartonella (organism), bartonella, rochalimaea, Grahamella (organism), Bartonella (organism), Rochalimaea, NOS, Rochalimea, NOS (organism), BARTONELLA, Bartonella Strong et al. 1915 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Birtles et al. 1995, Bartonella Strong et al. 1915 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Brenner et al. 1993, Grahamella (ex Brumpt 1911) Ristic and Kreier 1984, Grahmia, Rocha-Limae, Rochalimaea (Macchiavello 1947) Krieg 1961, Grahamella, Rochalimea, Bartonella, NOS, Grahamella, NOS, Rochalimea, NOS -RETIRED-, Genus Bartonella
French Rochalimaea, Bartonelle, Bartonella
Swedish Bartonella
Czech Bartonella
Spanish Bartonella (organismo), Grahamella, género Bartonella (organismo), Rochalimaea, género Bartonella, Rochalimaea - RETIRADO - (concepto no activo), Grahamella (concepto no activo), Rochalimaea - RETIRADO -, Bartonella
Finnish Bartonella
Russian BARTONELLEZ, VOZBUDITELI, BARTONELLY, BARTONELLA BACILIFORMIS, BARTONELLA, ROCHALIMAEA, БАРТОНЕЛЛЕЗ, ВОЗБУДИТЕЛИ, БАРТОНЕЛЛЫ
Polish Bartonella
Japanese バルトネラ, Bartonella属, バルトネラ属, ロカリメア, ロシャメリア
Norwegian Bartonella, Rochalimaea
German Bartonella, Rochalimaea
Italian Bartonella
Dutch Bartonella, Rochalimaea
Portuguese Bartonella, Rochalimaea

Ontology: Coxiella (C0010239)

Definition (NCI) A genus of Gram-negative, acidophilic, rod-shaped, obligate intracellular bacteria in the phylum Proteobacteria.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) Any bacteria that is not assigned to the species level but can be assigned to the Coxiella genus level.
Definition (MSH) A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that is widely distributed in TICKS and various mammals throughout the world. Infection with this genus is particularly prevalent in CATTLE; SHEEP; and GOATS.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D003381
SnomedCT 12220009
English Coxiella (organism), Genus Coxiella (organism), Genus Coxiella, Coxiella, coxiella, Coxiella (Philip 1943) Philip 1948, Burnetia, Coxiella Smith, 1894, COXIELLA, Coxiella, NOS
Swedish Coxiella
Spanish género Coxiella (organismo), género Coxiella, Coxiella (organismo), Coxiella
Czech Coxiella
Finnish Coxiella
Russian KOKSIELLY, КОКСИЕЛЛЫ
French Coxielles, Coxiella
Polish Coxiella
Norwegian Coxiella
German Coxiella
Italian Coxiella
Dutch Coxiella
Portuguese Coxiella

Ontology: Ehrlichia (C0013722)

Definition (CSP) genus in the order Rickettsiales, family Anaplasmataceae which produces disease in dogs, cattle, sheep, and humans.
Definition (MSH) Small, often pleomorphic, coccoid to ellipsoidal organisms occurring intracytoplasmically in circulating LYMPHOCYTES. They are the etiologic agents of tick-borne diseases of humans; DOGS; CATTLE; SHEEP; GOATS; and HORSES.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D004536
SnomedCT 42684003, 27334000
English Cowdria, Ehrlichia, ehrlichia, cowdria, Rickettsia (subgen. Ehrlichia), Cowdria (organism), Cytoecetes, Ehrlichia (subgen. Cowdria), Kurlovia, Nicollea, Cowdria Moshkovski 1947, Ehrlichia Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001, Cowdria, NOS, Ehrlichia, NOS, Genus Ehrlichia (organism), Genus Ehrlichia, Ehrlichia (organism)
Spanish género Ehrlichia, Ehrlichia (organismo), Cowdria (organismo), Cowdria, Ehrlichia, género Ehrlichia (organismo)
French Cowdria, Ehrlichia
Swedish Ehrlichia
Czech Ehrlichia
Finnish Ehrlichia
Italian Cowdria, Ehrlichia
Russian ERLIKHII, EHRLICHIA, ЭРЛИХИИ
Japanese エールリッヒア, エールリッヒ属, エールリキア属, エールリッヒア属, エールリキア, エールリヒア, Cowdria属
Polish Ehrlichia, Cowdria, Cowdria ruminantium
Norwegian Ehrlichia, Cowdria
German Cowdria, Ehrlichia
Dutch Cowdria, Ehrlichia
Portuguese Cowdria, Ehrlichia

Ontology: Rickettsiaceae (C0035591)

Definition (NCI) A taxonomic family of Gram negative, non acid fast bacterium in the phylum Proteobacteria that includes the genera Rickettsia and Wolbachia, among others.
Definition (MSH) A family of small, gram-negative organisms, often parasitic in humans and other animals, causing diseases that may be transmitted by invertebrate vectors.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D012287
SnomedCT 115081009
English Rickettsiaceae, Family rickettsiaceae, Rickettsiaceae Pinkerton 1936 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Brenner et al. 1993, Rickettsiaceae Pinkerton 1936 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001, Family Rickettsiaceae (organism), Family rickettsiaceae (organism), Family Rickettsiaceae
Swedish Rickettsiaceae
Czech Rickettsiaceae, Symbiotes
Spanish Rickettsiaceae, familia Rickettsiaceae (organismo), familia Rickettsiaceae
Finnish Rickettsiaceae
Russian SIMBIOTY, RICKETTSIACEAE, СИМБИОТЫ
Croatian Not Translated[Rickettsiaceae]
Polish Rickettsiaceae, Symbiotes
Norwegian Rickettsiaceae
French Rickettsiaceae
German Rickettsiaceae
Italian Rickettsiaceae
Dutch Rickettsiaceae, Symbionten, Rickettsiaceeën
Portuguese Rickettsiaceae

Ontology: Order Rickettsiales (C0035596)

Definition (CSP) order of gram negative proteobacteria; obligate intracellular parasites that cause a variety of diseases including typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever; organisms multiply in endothelial cells of small blood vessels, the resulting damage is the cause of the spotted appearance.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
SnomedCT 115178001, 312331000
English rickettsias, Rickettsias, Order Rickettsiales, Rickettsiales (organism), Rickettsiales Gieszczykiewicz 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Brenner et al. 1993, Rickettsiales Gieszczykiewicz 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001, Order Rickettsiales (organism), Rickettsiales
Spanish Rickettsiales, rickettsias (organismo), rickettsias, orden Rickettsiales (organismo), orden Rickettsiales