Australian Q fever

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Aus·tra·li·an Q fe·ver

a variety of Q fever occurring in Australia; an acute infectious rickettsial infection caused by Coxiella burnetii and transmitted by ticks; enzootic in native animals, especially bandicoots.
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a continent commonly referred to as "the land down under."
Australian antigen - hepatitis B antigen first identified in serum of Australian aborigines.
Australian Q fever - acute rickettsial infection transmitted by ticks and caused by Coxiella burnetii, most often found in Australian bandicoots.
Australian X disease - Synonym(s): Murray Valley encephalitis
Australian X disease virus - Synonym(s): Murray Valley virus
Australian X encephalitis - Synonym(s): Murray Valley encephalitis
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