Flinders Island

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Flinders Island,

island off southern coast of Australia.
Flinders Island spotted fever - a form of spotted fever, treatable with antibiotics, transmitted to humans by ticks.
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Flinders Island spotted fever rickettsioses caused by "marmionii" strain of Rickettsia honei, eastern Australia.
The author reached the islet from Whitemark on Flinders Island, using a borrowed 4-2 metre boat, in April 1980.
FISF was described in 1991 in Flinders Island (an island off the southeastern coast of Australia near Tasmania) and was similar to fever caused by an SFG rickettsia.
Coupled with the bush skills acquired while growing up on Flinders Island, Darrell's archaeological experience made him a respected member of any archaeological field team.
The next special place in my 60-plus years naturalist journey is the set of rock pools by our dining room window at Flinders Island, where Wendy and I now live.
After successfully submitting a very basic plan to the AIAS asking for a very small amount of money, Ida and I traipsed the length and breadth of Tasmania and Flinders Island searching out church registers and other records of her family.
To judge by the associated species, this site was the least saline of those on Flinders Island.
honei, a member of the spotted fever group Rickettsia, has been reported as the etiologic agent of Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia (8) and also of Thai tick typhus (3).
Cultural gifts: Noel Pearson and Lew Griffiths--Documentary Media Collection of the Flinders Island and Melville National Parks Land Claim