Factsheet on tick-borne relapsing fever, for healthcare professionals
The factsheet provides concise key information on tick-borne relapsing fever for medical purposes. It is appropriate for use in both endemic and non-endemic areas. (Adaptable templates available)
Facts about tickborne relapsing fever
Tickborne relapsing fever (TBRF) is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected soft ticks. The disease is characterised by relapsing or recurring episodes of fever, often accompanied by headache, muscle and joint aches and nausea.