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

Ecological Relationships and Evolution of Rickettsiae

Volume II, 1st Edition

By Nyven J. Marchette

CRC Press

188 pages

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Description

This book provides the fundamental basis for a natural classification of the family Rickettsiaceae and perhaps even the order Rickettsiales. It explores many fields and disciplines for evidence pertinent to an evolutionary history of the rickettsiae.

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:
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General