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obligate intracellular bacteria infections

Sunday 5 February 2006

Types

- chlamydial infections (Chlamydia trachomatis)
- rickettsial infections

  • epidemic typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii)
  • scrub typhus (Orienta tsutsugamushi)
  • spotted fevers (Rickettsia rickettsii and others)

- Ehrlichiosis (Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia ewingii, Ehrlichia chaffeensis)