rickettsias

[n] - rod-shaped microorganisms resembling both bacteria and viruses
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rickettsias

Obligate intracellular parasites which cause a variety of disease, including typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Rickettsias

bacteria belonging to the genus Rickettsia. Species of Rickettsia are carried as parasites by many ticks, fleas, and lice, causing diseases such as typhus.
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