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Rickettsia and Chlamydia

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Which is false? (DNB Dec 2009)



A Recrudescent typhus is caused by R prowazekii

B Rickettsia are usually localised to vascular endothelium

C Ehrlichia is found within the leucocytes

D Neill-Mooser reaction is positive for R prowazekii

Ans. D Neill-Mooser reaction is positive for R prowazekii

Neill-Mooser’s or tunica reaction is given positive by R. typhi, R. akari and R. conori.

It is especially used to differentiate epidemic typhus (-) from endemic typhus (+).

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