endemic typhus definition

  • noun:
    • intense infection caused by rickettsia and transmitted because of the bite of an infected flea; described as fever and chills and muscle tissue pains and a rash
    • intense infection due to rickettsia and transmitted because of the bite of an infected flea; described as temperature and chills and muscle tissue pains and a rash
    • acute illness brought on by rickettsia and transmitted by the bite of an infected flea; described as fever and chills and muscle mass pains and a rash

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