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Rickettsia: Introduction

Rickettsia: A self limiting condition that is transmitted by mites. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rickettsia is available below.

Symptoms of Rickettsia

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Rickettsia?

Rickettsia: Related Patient Stories

Types of Rickettsia

Rickettsia: Complications

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Causes of Rickettsia

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Disease Topics Related To Rickettsia

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Misdiagnosis and Rickettsia

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Rickettsia: Animations

Rickettsia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Rickettsia:

A tribe of gram-negative bacteria of the family RICKETTSIACEAE whose organisms are found in arthropods and are pathogenic for man and certain other vertebrate hosts. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Any of a group of parasitic bacteria that live in arthropods (as ticks and mites) and can cause disease if transmitted to human beings - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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