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Introduction:
New Insights into Rickettsioses: Genomics, Proteomics, Pathobiology, and the International Threat of Rickettsial Diseases: Introduction: Karim E. Hechemy, José A. Oteo, Didier Raoult, David J. Silverman, and José Ramón Blanco 
Naming of Rickettsiae and Rickettsial Diseases: Didier Raoult, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Marina Eremeeva, Stephen Graves, Patrick J. Kelly, José A. Oteo, Zuzana Sekeyova, Akira Tamura, Irina Tarasevich, And Lijuan Zhang 
Part I: Genomics and Proteomics:
1. Progress in Rickettsial Genome Analysis from Pioneering of Rickettsia prowazekii to the Recent Rickettsia typhi: David H. Walker and Xue-Jie Yu 
2. Rickettsia felis, from Culture to Genome Sequencing: H Ogata, C Robert, S Audic, S Robineau, G Blanc, P E Fournier, P Renesto, J M Claverie, and D Raoult 
3. Dissecting the Rickettsia prowazekii Genome: Genetic and Proteomic Approaches: Aimee M. Tucker, Lewis K. Pannell, and David O. Wood 
4. New Perspectives on Rickettsial Evolution from New Genome Sequences of Rickettsia, particularly R. canadensis, and Orientia tsutsugamushi: Marina E. Eremeeva, Anup Madan, Chris D. Shaw, Kevin Tang, and Gregory A. Dasch 
5. Preliminary Assessment of Genome Differences between the Reference Nine Mile Isolate and Two Human Endocarditis Isolates of Coxiella burnetii: Paul A. Beare, Stephen F. Porcella, Rekha Seshadri, James E. Samuel, and Robert A. Heinzen 
6. Fur-Regulated Genes in Coxiella burnetii: Heather L. Briggs, Mary J. Wilson, Rekha Seshadri, and James E. Samuel 
7. A Minimal Set of DNA Repair Genes Is Sufficient for Survival of Coxiella burnetii under Oxidative Stress: K Mertens, L Lantsheer, and J E Samuel 
8. Identification, Cloning, and Expression of Potential Diagnostic Markers for Q Fever: C C Chao, H W Chen, X Li, W B Xu, B Hanson, and W M Ching 
9. Preliminary Transcriptional Analysis of spoT Gene Family and of Membrane Proteins in Rickettsia conorii and Rickettsia felis: C Rovery, M V La, S Robineau, K Matsumoto, P Renesto, and D Raoult 
10. Phylogenic Analysis of Rickettsial Patatin-like Protein with Conserved Phospholipase A2 Active Sites: Guillaume Blanc, Patricia Renesto, and Didier Raoult 
11. Proteomic Analysis of Rickettsia prowazekii: C C Chao, D Chelius, T Zhang, E Mutumanje, and W M Ching 
12. Rickettsia conorii and R. prowazekii Proteome Analysis by 2DE-MS: A Step toward Functional Analysis of Rickettsial Genomes: Patricia Renesto, Saïd Azza, Alain Dolla, Patrick Fourquet, Guy Vestris, Jean-Pierre Gorvel, and Didier Raoult 
13. Phylogenetic Study of Rickettsia Species Using Sequences of the Autotransporter Protein-Encoding Gene sca2: Maxime Ngwamidiba, Guillaume Blanc, Hiroyuki Ogata, Didier Raoult, and Pierre-Edouard Fournier
14. Molecular Characterization of a Group of Proteins Containing Ankyrin Repeats in Orientia tsutsugamushi: Nam-Hyuk Cho, Jo-Min Kim, Eun-Kyung Kwon, Se-Yoon Kim, Seung-Hoon Han, Hyuk Chu, Jung-Hee Lee, Myung-Sik Choi, and Ik-Sang Kim 
15. Ehrlichia ruminantium: A Promiscuous Genome: Maria Allsopp, Helena Steyn, Erich Zweygarth, and Basil Allsopp 
Part II: Pathobiology of Q Fever Infection:
16. Coxiella burnetii Infection: Jan Kazar 
17. Coxiella burnetii Whole Cell Lysate Protein Identification by Mass Spectrometry and Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Ludovit Skultety, Lenka Hernychova, Rudolf Toman, Martin Hubalek, Katarina Slaba, Jana Zechovska, Veronika Stofanikova, Juraj Lenco, Jiri Stulik, and Ales Macela
18. Replication of Coxiella burnetii Is Inhibited in CHO K-1 Cells Treated with Inhibitors of Cholesterol Metabolism: Dale Howe and Robert A. Heinzen 
19. Protective Immunity against Q Fever Induced with a Recombinant P1 Antigen Fused with HspB of Coxiella burnetii: Qingfeng Li, Dongsheng Niu, Bohai Wen, Meiling Chen, Ling Qiu, and Jingbo Zhang
20. Immunization Experiments with Recombinant Coxiella burnetii Proteins in a Murine Infection Model: Judith Tyczka, Sandra Eberling, and Georg Baljer 
21. Structural and Functional Characterization of the Glycan Antigens Involved in Immunobiology of Q Fever: Pavol Vadovic, Katarina Slaba, Marcela Fodorova, Ludovit Skultety, and Rudolf Toman
22. Lack of Dendritic Cell Maturation Following Infection by Coxiella burnetii Synthesizing Different Lipopolysaccharide Chemotypes: Jeffrey G. Shannon, Dale Howe, and Robert A. Heinzen 
23. TLR2 Is Necessary to Inflammatory Response in Coxiella burnetii Infection: Soraya Meghari, Amélie Honstettre, Hubert Lepidi, Bernardt Ryffel, Didier Raoult, and Jean-Louis Mege
24. Comparative Virulence of Phase I and II Coxiella burnetii in Immunodeficient Mice: Masako Andoh, Kasi E. Russell-Lodrigue, Guoquan Zhang, and James E. Samuel
25. Balb/c Mouse Model and Real-Time Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction for Evaluation of the Immunoprotectivity against Q Fever: Jingbo Zhang, Bohai Wen, Meiling Chen, Jun Zhang, and Dongsheng Niu 
26. Hepatitis Associated with C. burnetii Isolates: K E Russell-Lodrigue, M W J Poels, G Q Zhang, D N Mcmurray, and J E Samuel
27. Q Fever Research Group (QRG), Adelaide: Activities-Exit Summary 1980-2004: B Marmion, R Harris, P Storm, K Helbig, I Penttila, D Worswick, and L Semendric
Part III: Pathobiology of Rickettsial Infection, Antibiotic Resistance, and Vaccines:
28. Rickettsial Infections: Juan P. Olano 
29. The Presence of Eschars, but Not Greater Severity, in Portuguese Patients Infected with Israeli Spotted Fever: Rita De Sousa, Nahed Ismail, Sónia Dória-Nóbrega, Pedro Costa, Tiago Abreu, Ana França, M rio Amaro, Paula Proença, Paula Brito, José Poças, Teresa Ramos, Graça Cristina, Graça Pombo, Liliana Vitorino, Jorge Torgal, F tima Bacellar, and David Walker
30. Similarities and Differences in Host Cell Signaling following Infection with Different Rickettsia Species: Elena Rydkina, David J. Silverman, and Sanjeev K. Sahni 
31. Potential Roles for Regulatory Oxygenases in Rickettsial Pathogenesis: Sanjeev K. Sahni, Elena Rydkina, Abha Sahni, Suresh G. Joshi, and David J. Silverman
32. Growth of Typhus Group and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Insect Cells: Tsuneo Uchiyama 
33. Genome Comparison Analysis of Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Antibiotics in the Rickettsia Genus: J M Rolain And D Raoult 
34. Cloning and Sequence Analysis of the 22-kDa Antigen Genes of Orientia tsutsugamushi Strains Kato, TA763, AFSC 7, 18-032460, TH1814, and MAK 119: Hong Ge, Min Tong, Andrew Li, Rajan Mehta, and Wei-Mei Ching 
35. Nitric Oxide as a Mediator of Increased Microvascular Permeability during Acute Rickettsioses: Michael E. Woods, Gary Wen, and Juan P. Olano 
36. Cloning and Expression of 51-kDa Antigenic Protein of Neorickettsia risticii NR-JA1: Myeong-Kyu Park, Eun-Ha Kim, Mae-Rim Cho, Ying-Hua Yi, Mi-Jin Lee, Devendra H. Shah, Jin-Ho Park, Bae-Keun Park, Seong-Kug Eo, John-Hwa Lee, and Joon-Seok Chae
37. Activity of Telithromycin against Thirteen New Isolates of C. burnetii Including Three Resistant to Doxycycline: Jean-Marc Rolain, Frédéric Lambert, and Didier Raoult 
38. Effect of Antibiotic Treatment in Patients with DEBONEL/TIBOLA: V Ibarra, J R Blanco, A Portillo, S Santib ñez, L Metola, and J A Oteo 
39. Structural Features of Lipopolysaccharide from Rickettsia Typhi: The Causative Agent of Endemic Typhus: Marcela Fodorova, Pavol Vadovic, Ludovit Skultety, Katarina Slaba, and Rudolf Toman 
40. Analysis of Immunoprotectivity of the Recombinant OmpA of Rickettsia heilongjiangensis: Yanmei Jiao, Bohai Wen, Meiling Chen, Dongsheng Niu, Jun Zhang, and Ling Qiu 
41. Short- and Long-Term Immune Responses of CD-1 Outbred Mice to the Scrub Typhus DNA Vaccine Candidate: p47Kp: Guang Xu, Suchismita Chattopadhyay, Ju Jiang, Teik-Chye Chan, Chien-Chung Chao, Wei-Mei Ching, and Allen L. Richards 
Part IV: Bartonella:
42. Bartonellae as Elegant Hemotropic Parasites: Richard J. Birtles 
43. Production of Recombinant Protein Pap31 and Its Application for the Diagnosis of Bartonella bacilliformis Infection: A Taye, H Chen, K Duncan, Z Zhang, L Hendrix, J Gonzalez, and W Ching 
44. Bartonella bacilliformis GroEL: Effect on Growth of Human Vascular Endothelial Cells in Infected Cocultures: Laura S. Smitherman and Michael F. Minnick 
45. Occurrence of Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients: M Pape, P Kollaras, K Mandraveli, A Tsona, S Metallidis, P Nikolaidis, and S Alexiou-Daniel 
46. Bacillary Angiomatosis Caused by Bartonella Quintana: Montserrat Sala, Bernat Font, Isabel Sanfeliu, Mariela Quesada, Imma Ponts, and Ferran Segura 
47. Molecular Screening of Bartonella Species in Rodents from the Russian Far East: Oleg Mediannikov, Leonid Ivanov, Nina Zdanovskaya, Nelya Vysochina, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Irina Tarasevich, and Didier Raoult 
48. Characterization of Genes Involved in Long-Term Bacteremia in Mice by Bartonella birtlesii: Maria Mavris, Henri Saenz, Martine Monteil, Henri-Jean Boulouis, Christoph Dehio, and Muriel Vayssier-Taussat 
Part V: New Rickettsiae or Rickettsiae Not Previously or Recently Known to Cause Human Infection:
49. Rickettsia parkeri as a Paradigm for Multiple Causes of Tick-Borne Spotted Fever in the Western Hemisphere: Christopher D. Paddock 
50. Detection of a Typhus Group Rickettsia in Amblyomma Ticks in the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico: Aaron Medina-Sanchez, Donald H. Bouyer, Virginia Alcantara-Rodriguez, Claudio Mafra, Jorge Zavala-Castro, Ted Whitworth, Vsevolod L. Popov, Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas, and David H. Walker 
51. Detection of a Non-Pathogenic Variant of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus from La Rioja, Spain: A Portillo, A S Santos, S Santib ñez, L Pérez-Martínez, J R Blanco, V Ibarra, and J A Oteo 
52. Phylogenetic Analysis of a Novel Molecular Isolate of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae from Northern Peru: Candidatus Rickettsia andeanae: Ju Jiang, Patrick J. Blair, Vidal Felices, Cecilia Moron, Manuel Cespedes, Elizabeth Anaya, George B. Schoeler, John W. Sumner, James G. Olson, and Allen L. Richards 
53. Molecular and Biological Characterization of a Novel Coxiella-like Agent from Carios capensis: Will K. Reeves, Amanda D. Loftis, Rachael A. Priestley, William Wills, Felicia Sanders, And Gregory A. Dasch 
54. DEBONEL/TIBOLA: Is Rickettsia slovaca the Only Etiological Agent?: V Ibarra, A Portillo, S Santib ñez, J R Blanco, L Pérez-Martínez, J M rquez, And J A Oteo 
55. Low Risk of Developing Human Rickettsia aeschlimannii Infection in the North of Spain: J A Oteo, A Portillo, J R Blanco, V Ibarra, L Pérez-Martínez, C Izco, A Pérez-Palacios, and S Jiménez 
56. Novel Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae (SFGR) Infecting Amblyomma americanum Ticks in Ohio, USA: D J Kelly, J R Carmichael, G C Booton, K F Poetter, And P A Fuerst 
57. Old and New Human Rickettsiosis in Minas Gerais State, Brazil: S B Calic, C M Barcellos-Rocha, R C Leite, C L Mafra, and M A M Galvão 
58. Ehrlichia ruminantium: An Emerging Human Pathogen?: M T E P Allsopp, M Louw, And E C Meyer 
Part VI: Pathobiology of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Infections:
59. Anaplasma and Ehrlichia Infection: J Stephen Dumler 
60. The Interactions of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Endothelial Cells, and Human Neutrophils: Michael J. Herron, Marna E. Ericson, Timothy J. Kurtti, and Ulrike G. Munderloh 
61. Balancing Protective Immunity and Immunopathology: A Unifying Model of Monocytotropic Ehrlichiosis: Nahed Ismail and David H. Walker 
62. Susceptibility and Resistance to Monocytic Ehrlichiosis in the Mouse: Gary M. Winslow, Constantine Bitsaktsis, and Eric Yager 
63. Overcoming Barriers to the Transformation of the Genus Ehrlichia: S Wesley Long, Ted J. Whitworth, David H. Walker, and Xue-Jie Yu 
64. Mechanisms of Immunological Control of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Mice: Christina Rinkler, Yvonne Kern, Christian Bogdan, and Friederike D. Von Loewenich 
65. Platelet Dysfunction after Association with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Vitro: Dori L. Borjesson, Jennifer L. Brazzell, and Regina Feferman 
66. Anaplasma phagocytophilum Infection Reduces Expression of Phagocytosis-Related Receptors on Neutrophils: Justin W. A. Garyu and J Stephen Dumler 
67. Analysis of Ehrlichial p28 Gene Expression in a Murine Model of Persistent Infection: Patricia A. Crocquet-Valdes, Jere W. Mcbride, Hui-Min Feng, Nahed Ismail, Melissa A. Small, Xue-Jie Yu, and David H. Walker 
68. Innate Immune Tissue Injury and Murine HGA: Tissue Injury in the Murine Model of Granulocytic Anaplasmosis Relates to Host Innate Immune Response and Not Pathogen Load: Diana G. Scorpio, Friederike D. Von Loewenich, Christian Bogdan, and J Stephen Dumler 
69. Cytokine Responses in Dogs Infected with Ehrlichia canis Oklahoma Strain: Tomoko Tajima and Yasuko Rikihisa
70. Molecular Characterization of E. canis gp36 and E. chaffeensis gp47 Tandem Repeats among Isolates from Different Geographic Locations: C Kuyler Doyle, Ana Maria Cardenas, Daniel M. Aguiar, Marcelo B. Labruna, Lucy M. Ndip, Xue-Jie Yu, and Jere W. Mcbride 
71. Prophylactic Use of Sustained-Release Doxycycline Blocks Tick-Transmitted Infection by Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a Murine Model: Robert F. Massung, Nordin S. Zeidner, Marc C. Dolan, Dawn Roellig, Elizabeth Gabitzsch, Danielle R. Troughton, and Michael L. Levin 
72. Concentration of Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein in Patients with Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis and the Initial Phase of Tick-Borne Encephalitis: Stanka Lotric-Furlan, Tereza Rojko, and Franc Strle 
Part VII: Ricketsiae Agents of Bioterrorism:
73. Genome Analysis of Coxiella burnetii Species: Insights into Pathogenesis and Evolution and Implications for Biodefense: Rekha Seshadri and James Samuel 
74. Attack Scenarios with Rickettsial Species: Implications for Response and Management: G Pappas, N Akritidis, and E V Tsianos 
75. The Pathogen Resource Integration Center: Implications for Rickettsial Research: Mark E. Hance, Michael J. Czar, Abdu Azad, Anjan Purkayastha, Eric E. Snyder, Oswald R. Crasta, Joao C. Setubal, and Bruno W. Sobral
76. Evaluation of Low Concentration Aerosol for Infecting Humans with the Q Fever Pathogen: Eugene Vorobeychikov, Alexander Vasilenko, Nikolay Tokarevich, Ludmila Yakovleva, and Boris Nikolaev 
Additional chapters to come...

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Rickettsial diseases -- Congresses.
Rickettsia -- Congresses.
Rickettsial diseases in animals -- Congresses.
Rickettsia Infections -- Congresses.
Bartonella -- Congresses.
Coxiella burnetii -- Congresses.
Q Fever -- Congresses.
Rickettsia -- Congresses.