Queensland tick typhus

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Queensland tick typhus
Specialty Infectious disease

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 copy". Archived from the original on December 6, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-09., (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".