boutonneuse fever

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Related to African tick typhus: rickettsiosis, African tick bite fever, Indian Tick Typhus
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Noun1.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 mammalsboutonneuse 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
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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