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Research Article

Tick-Borne Rickettsioses, Neglected Emerging Diseases in Rural Senegal

  • Oleg Mediannikov,

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Georges Diatta,

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Florence Fenollar,

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Cheikh Sokhna,

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Jean-François Trape,

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Didier Raoult mail

    didier.raoult@gmail.com

    Affiliation: URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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  • Published: September 14, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000821

About the Authors

Oleg Mediannikov, Georges Diatta, Florence Fenollar, Cheikh Sokhna, Jean-François Trape, Didier Raoult
URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

Corresponding Author

Email: didier.raoult@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OM GD FF J-FT DR. Performed the experiments: OM GD. Analyzed the data: OM GD FF CS J-FT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS J-FT DR. Wrote the paper: OM DR.