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Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Rickettsia typhi

Rickettsia typhi is a Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the family of Rickettsiaceae. Rickettsia typhi may elicit murine typhus, a similar but milder form of epidemic typhus.
Rickettsia typhi is primarily transmitted by rat flea.

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