typhus

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Synonyms for typhus

rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever

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Rickettsioses in northeastern Australia include Queensland tick typhus (Rickettsia australis) (1,2), murine typhus (R.
australis from a patient on Darnley Island redefines the northern limit of distribution of Queensland tick typhus in Australia.
Australia has 4 rickettsial diseases: murine typhus, Queensland tick typhus, Flinders Island spotted fever, and scrub typhus.
Eschars have been reported and their pathologic features have been described in other spotted fever rickettsioses such as Mediterranean spotted fever, North Asian tick typhus, or Queensland tick typhus (9-11).
Several rickettsial diseases have been documented in Australia, namely, Queensland tick typhus (Rickettsia australis), scrub typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi), murine typhus (R.
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