Flinders Island

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Flinders Island

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(Placename) an island off the coast of NE Tasmania: the largest of the Furneaux Islands. Pop: 850 (2004 est). Area: 2077 sq km (802 sq miles)
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Flinders Island spotted fever is reportedly associated with relatively mild illness (5).
Focusing on Rickettsia bacteria, carried by chiggers, ticks, fleas and lice, which causes diseases in humans such as typhus, rickettsialpox, Boutonneuse fever, African tick bite fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Flinders Island spotted fever and Queensland tick typhus ( Australian tick typhus), the ministry has launched guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Rickettsial diseases.
australis) along the east coast of Australia (2), Flinders Island spotted fever (R.
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