Rickettsiae: Spotted Fever group

R. rickettsii 
R. ...
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Rickettsiae: Spotted Fever group



R. rickettsii 

R. parkeri 

R. philipii / Rickettsia 364D

R. africae 

R. australis 

R. conorii 

R. sibirica 

R. japonica 

R. akari 

R. felis 



Treatment: 

- Doxycycline (preferred for both pregnant and non-pregnant) 

- Azithromycin is alternative for mild disease 

- Chloramphenicol is reserved for severe rickettsial infection. 



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