boutonneuse fever

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Related to Fievre boutonneuse: boutonneuse fever, Mediterranean Spotted Fever
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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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Seroprevalence of murine typhus and fievre boutonneuse in certain human populations in Egypt.
This study was supported by the Hospital Clinical Research Program from the French Health Ministry (Recherche de Proteines Candidates a la Mise au Point d'un Vaccin par Etude de la Transcription de Rickettsia conorii chez l'Homme au Cours de la Fievre Boutonneuse Mediterraneenne) (2004).
Transmission experimentale de la fievre boutonneuse par Rhipicephalus sanguineus.