TITLE

Rickettsia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1916
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Rickettsia" is presented. It refers to a genus of bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae, order Rickettsiales. They are obligate intracellular parasites and are the causes many diseases.
ACCESSION #
21244324

 

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