Mediterranean spotted fever-like illness caused by < em > Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae < /em > , North Macedonia, June 2022

Euro Surveill. 2022 Oct;27(42). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2022.27.42.2200735.ABSTRACTMediterranean spotted fever-like illness (MSF-like illness) is a tick-borne disease caused by Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae first reported in France more than 25 years ago. Until today, more than 50 cases of MSF-like illness have been reported in different regions of Europe and Africa, highlighting variable clinical manifestation. Here we report a case of MSF-like illness following a bite from a Hyalomma tick in the Skopje region of North Macedonia.PMID:36268740 | DOI:10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2022.27.42.2200735
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