Queensland tick typhus
One of the tick-borne rickettsial diseases of the eastern hemisphere, similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but less severe, with fever, a small ulcer (eschar) at the site of the tick bite, swollen glands nearby (satellite lymphadenopathy), and a red raised (maculopapular) rash.

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an acute type of spotted fever marked by a primary lesion (tache noire), caused by Rickettsia australis, and transmitted by the Australian ticks Ixodes holocyclus and I. tasmani. Called also Australian or North Queensland tick t.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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