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1
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What are obligate intracellular parasites?

A

cannot survive without being inside a host cell

2
Q

What are facultative intracellular parasites?

A

can survive inside or out of a cell

3
Q

What are extracellular pathogens?

A

cannot go inside a cell and live there

4
Q

R. rickettsii- vector

A

Wood tick/dog tick

5
Q

R. rickettsii- Reservoir

A

wild rodents

6
Q

R. rickettsii- disease

A

Rocky mountain spotted fever

7
Q

R. akari- vector

A

mites

8
Q

R. araki- reservoir

A

mice

9
Q

R. akari- disease

A

rickettsialpox

10
Q

R. prowazekii- vector

A

louse

11
Q

R. prowazekii- reservoir

A

humans

12
Q

R. prowazekii- disease

A

epidemic typhus

13
Q

R. prowazekii- rash location

A

no rash on palms, soles, or face

14
Q

R. typhi- vector

A

flea

15
Q

R. typhi- reservoir

A

mice

16
Q

R. typhi- disease

A

endemic typhus

17
Q

R. typhi- rash location

A

chest, abdomen

18
Q

Orientia tsutsugamushi- vector

A

chiggers

19
Q

Orientia tsutsugamushi- reservoir

A

rodents

20
Q

Orientia tsutsugamushi- disease

A

scrub typhus

21
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Orientia tsutsugamushi- clinical presentation

A

scab followed by flat rash