Diseases spread by soft tick – Mnemonic


Ornithodoros - soft tick

Ornithodoros kelleyi – soft tick

Mnemonic for diseases spread by soft tick is: Soft Relapse of Q fever at KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

Expansion of the mnemonic:

  • Soft – Soft tick
  • Relapse – Relapsing fever
  • Q fever – Q fever
  • KFC – Kyasanur Forest Disease



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