Ecological Relationships and Evolution of Rickettsiae: Volume I, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ecological Relationships and Evolution of Rickettsiae

Volume I, 1st Edition

By Nyven J. Marchette

CRC Press

174 pages

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This book provides the fundamental basis for a natural classification of the family Rickettsiaceae and perhaps even the order Rickettsiales. It shows how the pathogenic rickettsiae could have evolved in the course of geologic time through a series of evolutionary developments.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Distribution and Relationships of Rickettsiae 3. Evolution of the Tick-Rickettsia Relationship 4. Evolution and Distribution of Rodents 5. The Tickborne Rickettsiae of the Spotted Fever or Tick-Typhus Group 6. The Typhus Complex: Rickettsia typhi and R. prowwazekii. Adaptation to Insects

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General