Tick bite diseases and symptoms attributed to tick bites

Some Australians suffer from the symptoms of a chronic debilitating illness, which many associate with a tick bite. We describe these people as having debilitating symptom complexes attributed to ticks (DSCATT). Find out how we support people with DSCATT.

Ticks and disease in Australia

Find out about diseases Australian ticks can carry.

Support for patients

How we support people with symptoms attributed to ticks.

Our work on tick bite–associated illnesses

What we are doing about ticks and related conditions.

Clinical pathway for health professionals

The clinical pathway supports doctors to make diagnoses and referrals for patients.

Public resources

Public resources

Health sector resources

Health sector resources

Overseas-acquired tick-borne diseases: Lyme disease

This document provides evidence-based guidance for clinicians in community and hospital settings, as well as providing a reference source on DSCATT topics. This Guidance Note covers overseas-acquired Lyme disease.
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