Query: NC_016050:938000 Rickettsia japonica YH, complete genome Lineage: Rickettsia japonica; Rickettsia; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: The causal agent of Oriental Spotted Fever. Human pathogen. Rickettsiae are obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacteria mostly found in arthropods, some of which cause mild to severe diseases in humans. Rickettsia japonica strain YH was isolated in 1985 from the blood of a patient with febrile exanthematous illness in Japan.
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General Information: Isolated from the benthal mud of a petroleum-contaminated site in Bohai Sea, China. Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the seabed mud of Bohai Sea, in a petroleum-contaminated region. It is cold tolerant (grows between 4 to 37°C, optimum 30°C), salt tolerant (5% NaCl), and able to utilize diesel oils as the sole carbon source for growth.