Rickettsia felis in the Americas

M. A.M. Galvão, J. E. Zavala-Velazquez, J. E. Zavala-Castro, C. L. Mafra, S. B. Calic, D. H. Walker

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11 Scopus citations


The authors describe their work in the Americas in Rickettsia felis cases in humans and the presence of Rickettsia felis in vectors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCentury of Rickettsiology; Emerging, Reemerging Rickettsioses, Molecular Diagnostics. amd Emerging Veterinary Rickettsioses
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)1573316393, 9781573316392
StatePublished - Oct 2006

Publication series

NameAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
ISSN (Print)0077-8923
ISSN (Electronic)1749-6632


  • Rickettsia felis
  • Rickettsioses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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