Complete genome sequence of Rickettsia heilongjiangensis, an emerging tick-transmitted human pathogen

J Bacteriol. 2011 Oct;193(19):5564-5. doi: 10.1128/JB.05852-11.


Rickettsia heilongjiangensis is an emerging tick-transmitted human pathogen causing far-Eastern spotted fever. Here we report the complete sequence and the main features of the genome of R. heilongjiangensis (strain 054).

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Genome, Bacterial / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Rickettsia / genetics*
  • Rickettsia / pathogenicity
  • Rickettsia Infections / microbiology*
  • Rickettsia Infections / transmission
  • Ticks / microbiology*

Associated data

  • GENBANK/CP002912