Flinders Island spotted fever

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Flinders Island spotted fever
Rash exhibited by individual infected with Rickettsia honei
SpecialtyInfectious disease

Flinders Island spotted fever is a condition characterized by a rash in approximately 85% of cases.[1]

It is associated with Rickettsia honei.[2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. Unsworth NB, Stenos J, Graves SR, et al. (April 2007). "Flinders Island spotted fever rickettsioses caused by "marmionii" strain of Rickettsia honei, Eastern Australia". Emerging Infect. Dis. 13 (4): 566–73. doi:10.3201/eid1304.050087. PMC 2725950. PMID 17553271.

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