Tag: Clinical manifestations of Rickettsia rickettsi

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Pathogenesis and Clinical manifestations of Rickettsia rickettsii

Pathogenesis of Rickettsia rickettsii Human gets infected when infected adult tick inoculates Rickettsia rickettsii into the skin while taking a blood meal. It usually takes 6 hours of attachment and feeding before rickettsiae are transmitted to the host. Infection can also be transmitted occasionally by scratching and rubbing infectious tick feces into the abraded skin. After […]

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