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brill-zinsser disease in Medicine

Brill-Zinsser disease

(-zĭnsər)
n.
  1. A relatively mild recurrence of epidemic typhus in persons previously infected with the Rickettsia prowazekii bacterium.Brill's disease recrudescent typhus
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