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- noun Infection with or disease caused by rickettsiae.
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- noun medicine any severe
infectious diseasecaused by several different bacteriaof the order Rickettsialesand transmitted by parasitic arthropods
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- noun infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria
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· A hemorragical syndrome indicates meningococcemia, or hemorragic fever, or in an endemic area, relapsing fever, rickettsiosis, dengue ...
Given this, analysis of the survival strategies used by the bacterium within infected skin is critical for our understanding of rickettsiosis.