Medical Dictionary

Kenya typhus

noun Ke·nya typhus \ˈken-yə-, ˈkēn-\

Medical Definition of KENYA TYPHUS

:  a tick-borne rickettsial disease that occurs especially in Kenya and is apparently identical with boutonneuse fever—called also Kenya fever, Kenya tick typhus


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