Queensland tick typhus

Queensland tick typhus

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

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. ^ Queensland tick typhus, (unattributed material, possibly unedited translation)
  2. ^ Spotted fevers, Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney
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