development of three quantitative real-time pcr assays for the detection of rickettsia raoultii, rickettsia slovaca, and rickettsia aeschlimannii and their validation with ticks from the country of georgia and the republic of azerbaijan.a previous surveillance study of human pathogens within ticks collected in the country of georgia showed a relatively high infection rate for rickettsia raoultii, r. slovaca, and r. aeschlimannii. these 3 spotted fever group rickettsiae are human pathogens: r. raoultii and r. slovaca cause tick-borne lymphadenopathy (tibola), and r. aeschlimannii causes an infection characterized by fever and maculopapular rash. three quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qpcr) assays, rraoul, rslov, ...201223182543
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