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Tick-borne Infectious Diseases in Australia

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Description

 

The incidence of tick-related medical problems in Australia is largely unknown. Appropriate diagnostic tests are not always available. Of all tick-related diseases, only Q fever is notifiable. However, many patients present to their doctor after a tick bite. This module focuses on tick-borne infections, but also touches briefly on other medical problems caused by tick bites.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

  • Be aware that tick bites in Australia can lead to a variety of illnesses in patients, including infection, allergies, paralysis, autoimmune disease, post-infection fatigue and Australian multi-system disorder
  • List the three species of local ticks transmitting bacterial infection
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Tick-borne Infectious Diseases in Australia
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Duration
1 hour
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1 hour
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Online
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