"Rickettsia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria often surrounded by a protein microcapsular layer and slime layer. The natural cycle of its organisms generally involves a vertebrate and an invertebrate host. Species of the genus are the etiological agents of human diseases, such as typhus.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Rickettsia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Rickettsia".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rickettsia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Rickettsia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.