Queensland tick typhus

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Queensland tick typhus
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A77.3
ICD-9 082.3
DiseasesDB 33840

Queensland tick typhus1 (or Australian tick typhus or (Rickettsial) spotted fever2) is a condition caused by a bacterium Rickettsia australis.3

It is transmitted by Ixodes holocyclus and Ixodes tasmani.4

See also


  1. ^ Queensland tick typhus, (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". 

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