boutonneuse fever

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Related to African tick typhus: rickettsiosis, African tick bite fever, Indian Tick Typhus
  • noun

Synonyms for boutonneuse fever

a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals

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