Rickettsia japonica


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Rickettsia japonica

a bacterial species causing Japanese spotted fever.

Rick·ett·sia ja·pon·ic·a

(ri-ket'sē-ă jă-pon'i-kă)
A bacterial species that causes Japanese spotted fever.

Rickettsia japonica

The causative agent of Japanese spotted fever.
Synonym: Rickettsia helvetica
See also: Rickettsia