Problem

Boutonneuse fever

Other Names:
Marseilles fever
Fièvre Boutonneuse
Kenya tick typhus
India tick typhus
Africa tick typhus
Mediterranean tick fever
Nature:

A mild form of tick typhus caused by the organism Rickettsia conori, which is probably identical with Rickettsia rickettsii. It is transmitted by a dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus.

Incidence:

The disease occurs in the south of France and along the north coast of Africa.

Broader Problems:
Fevers
Tick-borne rickettsioses
Values:
Fever
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
23.04.2019 – 12:06 CEST