North Asian tick typhus

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North Asian tick typhus
Other names: North Asian tick fever
Top,bottom)Typical signs of Rickettsia sibirica subspecies sibirica BJ-90 infection
SpecialtyInfectious disease

North Asian tick typhus also known as Siberian tick typhus, is a condition characterized by a maculopapular rash.[1][2]

It is associated with Rickettsia sibirica.[3]

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. Parola P, Paddock CD, Raoult D (2005). "Tick-Borne Rickettsioses around the World: Emerging Diseases Challenging Old Concepts". Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 18 (4): 719–756. doi:10.1128/CMR.18.4.719-756.2005. PMC 1265907. PMID 16223955.
  3. Lewin MR, Bouyer DH, Walker DH, Musher DM (October 2003). "Rickettsia sibirica infection in members of scientific expeditions to northern Asia". Lancet. 362 (9391): 1201–2. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(03)14515-1. PMID 14568744.

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