Kenya typhus

noun

Ke·​nya typhus ˈken-yə-, ˈkēn- How to pronounce Kenya typhus (audio)
: 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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“Kenya typhus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Kenya%20typhus. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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