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New and old hotspots for rickettsial spotted fever acquired in Tasmania, 2012-2017

Willis, Gabriela; Lodo, Kerryn; McGregor, Alistair; Howes, Faline; Williams, Stephanie; Veitch, Mark


OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of Tasmania‐acquired rickettsial disease notified to the Department of Health in Tasmania from 2012 to 2017 inclusive. METHODS: Data on rickettsiosis cases acquired and notified in Tasmania between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2017 were analysed descriptively. RESULTS: Eighteen cases of rickettsial infection notified in Tasmania 2012–17 and likely acquired in the state met one of three case definitions: 12 confirmed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-07-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12918
Access Rights: Open Access


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