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Noun: rickettsialpox
  1. Mild infectious rickettsial disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Rickettsia transmitted to humans by the bite a mite that lives on rodents; characterized by chills and fever and headache and skin lesions that resemble chickenpox

Type of: rickettsial disease, rickettsiosis

Encyclopedia: Rickettsialpox