Definition of Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere

Tick-borne rickettsioses of the eastern hemisphere: There are 3 known diseases caused by infection with rickettsial agents. They are North Asian tick-borne rickettsiosis, Queensland tick typhus, and African tick typhus (fievre boutonneuse).


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