Tick Typhus in photos

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Adulf female Amblyomma hebraeum, a vector of East African tick typhus.

Photo 1. Adulf female Amblyomma hebraeum, a vector of East African tick typhus. Various species of hard ticks transmit a variety of Rickettsia species, eg R. conori var. pijperi in Africa. (x7)

Eschar at site of tick bite.

Photo 2. Eschar at site of tick bite. As with mite-borne typhus an 'eschar' forms at the site of the infective tick bite.


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