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Queensland tick typhus

Queensland tick typhus
Other namesAustralian tick typhus or Rickettsial spotted fever[1]
SpecialtyInfectious disease

Queensland tick typhus[2] is a condition caused by a bacterium Rickettsia australis.[3] It is transmitted by Ixodes holocyclus and Ixodes tasmani.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Spotted fevers, Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 6, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link), (unattributed material, possibly unedited translation)
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  4. ^ "MerckMedicus : Dorland's Medical Dictionary".

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