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tick fever

[′tik ‚fē·vər]
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Role of cattle in the epidemiology of tick-bite fever in Zimbabwe.
africae and African tick-bite fever have not previously been reported in Senegal, and few positive human serum samples have been documented in western Africa.
The patient was treated with doxycycline 200 mg/day for 1 week for suspected African tick-bite fever.
This section also includes photographs of physical findings in travelers; the photographs highlight such diseases as African tick-bite fever, chikungunya, dengue, swimmer's itch, African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, measles, tungiasis, and cutaneous larva migrans.
Histologic features and immunodetection of African tick-bite fever eschar.
African tick-bite fever (ATBF) is a rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia africae.
Rickettsia africae is the agent of African tick-bite fever, a mild but common disease of local persons and tourists in Africa.
To the Editor: African tick-bite fever (ATBF) is caused by Rickettsia africae and remains the most common tickborne rickettsiosis in sub-Saharan Africa (1,2).