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Rickettsial Diseases: From Epidemiology to Molecular Biology, The Pathway Toward Disease Control

  • David H. Walker

Abstract

Rickettsial diseases comprise a heterogeneous group of illnesses that occur throughout the world (Table 1) . They are remarkably underrecognized owing to the absence of clinical distinctiveness and unavailability of effective, specific laboratory diagnostic methods in many geographic areas (1).

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Scrub Typhus Spotted Fever Major Outer Membrane Protein Spotted Fever Group Rickettsial Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David H. Walker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe University of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

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