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Rickettsia

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(ri-ket′sē-ă )

[Howard T. Ricketts, U.S. pathologist, 1871-1910]
A genus of bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae, order Rickettsiales. They are obligate intracellular parasites and are the causative agents of many diseases. Their vectors are arthropods.
SEE: rickettsial disease; SEE: rickettsialpox; SEE: rickettsiosis; SEE: tick-borne rickettsiosis

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Rickettsia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769754/all/Rickettsia_honei.
Rickettsia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769754/all/Rickettsia_honei. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Rickettsia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769754/all/Rickettsia_honei
Rickettsia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769754/all/Rickettsia_honei.
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