Author(s): Tamura A, Ohashi N, Urakami H, Miyamura S
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Abstract Recent studies of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi have demonstrated clearly the phenotypic and genotypic differences between this microorganism and other species belonging to the genus Rickettsia. Therefore, classification of R. tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., is proposed.
This article was published in Int J Syst Bacteriol
and referenced in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination