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Rickettsia and Chlamydia

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All true about Bartonella Quintana except:



A Causes trench fever

B Not detected by Weil felix test

C Recurrence is common

D Tick is the vector

Ans. D Tick is the vector

Trench fever, or 5-day fever, caused by B. Quintana is a febrile illness that lasts for about 5 days.

The fever is followed by a remission and a recurrence after 5 days.

Recurrences may be single or multiple. The vector is human body louse and humans are the only reservoirs.

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