- Rocky Mountain spotted fever. This disease is caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and is transmitted by a number of different ticks. Despite its geographical title, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is present in many locations throughout the United States and the entire Western Hemisphere.
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15 hours ago · Boutonneuse fever (also called, fièvre boutonneuse, Kenya tick typhus, Indian tick typhus, Marseilles fever, or Astrakhan fever) is a fever as a result of a rickettsial infection caused by the bacterium Rickettsia conorii and transmitted by the dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus.
- Mediterranean spotted fever
15 hours ago · Other symptoms may include fever, abdominal pain, and a feeling of incomplete defecation. Complications may include dehydration. The cause of dysentery is usually the bacteria Shigella, in which case it is known as shigellosis, or the amoeba Entamoeba histolytica.
1 day ago · Reid says she has been diagnosed with Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), both of which are caused by ticks. But it took time for Reid to get the right treatment because of ...
Today · Clinical Manifestations. Diagnosis is made based on rash and at least one of the following: (1) abdominal pain, (2) joint involvement, (3) renal involvement, or (4) histological features
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1 day ago · Join Vibrant and Amy Offutt MD for an introduction and discussion of Vibrant’s new expanded tickborne and infections panels, including additional Lyme and TBRF markers, added coinfections, and now with opportunistic infections commonly missed alongside Lyme and coinfections.