The rickettiae are gram-negative obligate intracellular bacteria. A characteristic feature of the rickettsiae is that they all multiply in an arthropod (lice, ticks, fleas, or mites) as part of their life cycle. Rickettiae are also infectious for a wide varieties of mammals, including humans, which either serve as reservoirs for the organisms or ensure the survival of the parasitic vectors that feed on them.
Rickettsia IgG Antibodies (LDC20)
Rickettsia IgG Antibodies
Test Type: Whole Blood
Test Area: Lyme Disease
View analytes within this test: Rickettsia
Laboratory: BCA Clinic