Definition of Rickettsial disease
1. Noun. Infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria.
Generic synonyms: Infectious Disease
Specialized synonyms: Typhus, Typhus Fever, Spotted Fever, Q Fever, Rickettsialpox, Trench Fever, Scrub Typhus, Tsutsugamushi Disease
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rickettsial Disease
Literary usage of Rickettsial disease
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"able from those of the Rocky Mountain spotted fever group. A third rickettsial disease transmitted by another type of vector, a mite, ..."
2. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Q fever differs from the other "top five" occupational infections in that this rickettsial disease has remained a relatively obscure public health problem ..."
3. West Nile Virus Outbreak: Lessons for Public Health Preparedness by Janet Heinrich (2000)
"... in CDC's Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Project, and Division of Viral and rickettsial disease. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"TX 79409 Cremer, Natalie E., Viral & rickettsial disease. Calif St— Dept of Health. 2151 Berkeley Way. Berkeley. CA 94704 Creveling, Cyrus R., ..."
5. Generalized Linear Mixed Models by Charles E. McCulloch (2003)
"5.5 Potomac River Fever Potomac River Fever (equine monocytic ehrlichiosis) is a blood-borne rickettsial disease whose transmission mechanism is unknown. ..."
6. Truth and Consequences of the Genetic Revolution": Animal Pharm: Old edited by Lisa M. Matocq, Rachel Gibson (1996)
"The Department's Microbial Disease Lab and the Viral and rickettsial disease Lab perform microbiological and virologica! examinations to aid in the ..."