North Asian tick typhus

North Asian tick typhus

North Asian tick typhus
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A77.2
ICD-9 082.2
DiseasesDB 33146

North Asian tick typhus (or North Asian tick fever), also known as Siberian tick typhus, is a condition characterized by a maculopapular rash.[1][2]

It is associated with Rickettsia sibirica.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130.  
  2. ^ Parola P, Paddock CD, Raoult D (2005). "Tick-Borne Rickettsioses around the World: Emerging Diseases Challenging Old Concepts". Clinical Microbiology Reviews 18: 719–756.  
  3. ^ Lewin MR, Bouyer DH, Walker DH, Musher DM (October 2003). "Rickettsia sibirica infection in members of scientific expeditions to northern Asia". Lancet 362 (9391): 1201–2.