Coxiella refers to a genus of Gram-negative bacteria in the family Coxiellaceae. It is named after Harold Herald Rea Cox (1907–1986), an American bacteriologist. It is one of the Gammaproteobacteria. Coxiella burnetii is the only member of this genus. It is an intracellular bacterium and it survives within the phagolysosomes o
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A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that is widely distributed in ticks and various mammals throughout the world. Infection with this genus is particularly prevalent in cattle, sheep, and goats. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(kok″se-el´ә) a genus of bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae, occurring as short rods; C. burnet´ii is the causative agent of Q fever.
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(from the article `rickettsia`) any member of three genera (Rickettsia, Coxiella, Rochalimaea) of bacteria in the family Rickettsiaceae. The rickettsiae are rod-shaped or variably ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kok-sē-el′ă Definitions: 1. A genus of filterable bacteria (order Rickettsiales) containing small, pleomorphic, rod-shaped or coccoid, gram-negative cells that occur intracellularly in the cytoplasm of infected cells and possibly extracellularly in infected ticks. These organisms have not been cultivated in
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Coxiella is a genus of aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Pomatiopsidae. These snails that live in saline lakes, and have gills and an operculum. ==Distribution == The distribution of genus Coxiella includes Tasmania and Australia: southern Australia, central Australia and northern Queensland. Davis (1979) recognized 10 sp
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