Queensland tick typhus

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Queensland tick typhus
Classification and external resources
Specialty Infectious disease
ICD-10 A77.3
ICD-9-CM 082.3
DiseasesDB 33840
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Queensland tick typhus[1] (or Australian tick typhus or (Rickettsial) spotted fever[2]) is a condition caused by a bacterium Rickettsia australis.[3]

It is transmitted by Ixodes holocyclus and Ixodes tasmani.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Archived December 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., (unattributed material, possibly unedited translation)
  2. ^ Spotted fevers, Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  4. ^ "MerckMedicus : Dorland's Medical Dictionary". 

External links

  • Details on symptoms, treatment, etc., of Queensland Tick Typhus
  • NSW Health pamphlet: "Typhus (epidemic, murine and other rickettsial diseases)"

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