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Table 5 Strains of Rickettsia spp. (without Candidatus status)

From: Neglected aspects of tick-borne rickettsioses

Rickettsia sp. strain

Associated arthropod or source

Country of the first identification

Reference of the first identification

Associated human disease

Reference of associated disease

Rickettsia sp. strain Uilenbergi

Amblyomma tholloni

Central African Republic


Rickettsia sp. Atlantic rain forest

Amblyomma ovale

Rhipicephalus sanguineus





Rickettsia sp. strain Pampulha

Amblyomma dubitatum



Rickettsia sp. strain colombianensi

Amblyomma dissimile



Rickettsia sp.- novel isolate

Ixodes ricinus

Czech Republic


Rickettsia sp. strain Tselenti

Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum

Rhipicephalus turanicus



Rickettsia sp. strain IbR/CRC

Ixodes boliviensis

Costa Rica