rickettsemia

noun
rick·​etts·​emia
variants: or chiefly British rickettsaemia \ ˌrik-​ət-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə \

Medical Definition of rickettsemia 

: the abnormal presence of rickettsiae in the blood

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