Siberian tick typhus


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Si·ber·i·an tick ty·phus

tick-borne rickettsiosis caused by infection with Rickettsia sibirica.

Siberian tick typhus

A mild form of TYPHUS occurring in northern Asia, caused by Rickettsia siberica and transmitted by ticks of the Dermacentor and Haemaphysalis genera.
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sibirica (Siberian tick typhus or North Asian tick typhus), R.
sibirica sibirica, the causative agent of Siberian tick typhus or North Asian tick typhus (1).
Local experience suggests that tick-borne encephalitis, Siberian tick typhus, and, more recently, Lyme disease are prevalent in this territory, with marked seasonal disease peaks (1).