Spotted fever in East Gippsland, Victoria: A previously unrecognised focus of rickettsial infection

B. W. Dwyer, S. R. Graves, M. I. McDonald, A. P. Yung, R. R. Doherty, J. K. McDonald

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A new focus of spotted fever group rickettsial infection has been recognised in East Gippsland, Victoria. Seven cases have been identified among Melbourne reisdents after they holidayed in the area. The infections were confirmed serologically. The precise identity of the Rickettsia has not been determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-125
Number of pages5
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

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