"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.
MeSH information
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.

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.
Bar chart showing 695 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 54 publications in 2016
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