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- n. Alternative form of tick bite.
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Congo fever and it was suspected she had contracted a form of tickbite fever after being bitten by a tick early last week.
"We are quietly optimistic it is some form of tickbite fever for which the patient is already being treated."
In the past she has suffered serious bouts of tickbite fever and meningitis in 1989 but scoffs at suggestions that she might have burned herself out.