Persian relapsing fever

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Per·sian re·lap·sing fe·ver

a tick-borne relapsing fever, which occurs in the Middle East, caused by Borrelia persica and transmitted by Ornithodoros tholozani (and possibly by Ornithodoros lahorensis).

Persian relapsing fever

A form of tick-borne relapsing fever caused by Borrelia persica (vector Ornithodoros tholozani), which occurs in Israel and Palestine.