Human Infection with Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae, Spain, 2007–2011
Published Date:Feb 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(2):267-269.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
DNA, Ribosomal Spacer
Insect Bites And Stings
Rickettsia Sibirica Mongolitimonae
Description:Human infection with Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae was initially reported in 1996, and reports of a total of 18 cases have been published. We describe 6 additional cases that occurred in the Mediterranean coast region of Spain during 2007-2011. Clinicians should consider this infection in patients who have traveled to this area.
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