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a bacterial species causing Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia.
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Rick·ett·sia ho·ne·i(ri-ket'sē-ă hōn'ē-ī)
A bacterial species that causes Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia.
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The causative agent of a spotted fever that clinically resembles Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It is found only in Australia and neighboring islands.
See also: Rickettsia
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