North Asian tick typhus

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North Asian tick typhus
Specialty Infectious disease

North Asian tick typhus (or North Asian tick fever), also known as Siberian tick typhus, is a condition characterized by a maculopapular rash. [1] [2]


It is associated with Rickettsia sibirica . [3]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130. ISBN   1-4160-2999-0.
  2. Parola P, Paddock CD, Raoult D (2005). "Tick-Borne Rickettsioses around the World: Emerging Diseases Challenging Old Concepts". Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 18 (4): 719–756. doi:10.1128/CMR.18.4.719-756.2005. PMC   1265907 Freely accessible. PMID   16223955.
  3. Lewin MR, Bouyer DH, Walker DH, Musher DM (October 2003). "Rickettsia sibirica infection in members of scientific expeditions to northern Asia". Lancet. 362 (9391): 1201–2. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(03)14515-1. PMID   14568744.