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Query: NC_009881:283500:285477 Rickettsia akari str. Hartford, complete genome

Start: 285477, End: 285662, Length: 186

Host Lineage: Rickettsia akari; Rickettsia; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated from mites in Hartford. Causative agent of Rickettsialpox. Members of this genus, like other Rickettsial organisms such as Neorickettsia and Anaplasma, are obligate intracellular pathogens. In both groups, the bacteria are transmitted via an insect, usually a tick, to a host organism where they target endothelial cells and sometimes macrophages. They attach via an adhesin, rickettsial outer membrane protein A, and are internalized where they persist as cytoplasmically free organisms. Rickettsia akari causes a mild disease, Rickettsialpox, which is an acute fever-inducing illness transmitted by a hematophagous mite that infects the common house mouse and bites humans. Infection by this organism may be confused with anthrax due to the black eschar. This bacterium is a member of the spotted fever group of Rickettsiales and is endemic to New York, USA, but is also found in other cities in the USA, Russia, South Korea, and South Africa.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_017058:1152361:116537211653721165587216Rickettsia australis str. Cutlack chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1270.9
NC_017065:274165:284248284248284463216Rickettsia slovaca str. D-CWPP chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1270.5
NC_017043:990395:100069410006941000909216Rickettsia montanensis str. OSU 85-930 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1270.5
NC_016639:274157:284240284240284455216Rickettsia slovaca 13-B chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1270.5
NC_003103:266013:279081279081279296216Rickettsia conorii str. Malish 7, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1270.5
NC_017044:278500:283565283565283780216Rickettsia parkeri str. Portsmouth chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-1270.1
NC_015866:274550:284761284761284976216Rickettsia heilongjiangensis 054 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-1168.2
NC_016931:269537:276275276275276490216Rickettsia massiliae str. AZT80 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1167
NC_016929:258500:266334266334266480147Rickettsia canadensis str. CA410 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein8e-0752.4