Definition: a bacterial species causing human rickettsialpox; transmitted by the house mouse mite, Liponyssoides sanguineus; a mild febrile disease of 7–10 days is produced with an urban distribution in the northeastern U.S. and in wild or commensal rodents in the countries in eastern parts of Russia and in some countries of Central Asia, and in Africa.
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