Siberian tick typhus


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Siberian tick typhus

[sī′bir·ē·ən ¦tik ‚tī·fəs]
(medicine)
A relatively benign, rash- and eschar-producing spotted-fever-like disease in northern Asia, caused by Rickettsia siberica; transmitted by four species of Dermacentor and two of Haemaphysalis.
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