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  1. Rock·y Moun·tain spot·ted fe·ver

    /ˈräkē ˈmount(ə)n spädəd ˈfēvər/

    noun

    • 1. a rickettsial disease transmitted by ticks.
      • Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite on an infected tick. Most people who get sick with RMSF will have a fever, headache, and rash. RMSF can be deadly if not treated early with the right antibiotic.
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  3. MOUNTAIN FEVER IN THE 1847 MORMON PIONEER COMPANIES Jay A. Aldous

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    The term mountain fever is apparently a catch-all term referred to in many western histories. One histori- cal writer, George Stewart, speaks of this condition as "that vague disease called 'mountain fever,' which seems to have meant any fever you had when you were in the mountains."l Additionally, Dr. Ralph T. Richards, in his

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  4. Mountain Fever Medical Definition | Merriam-Webster Medical ...

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    Medical definition of mountain fever: any of various febrile diseases occurring in mountainous regions.

  5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) | CDC

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    May 07, 2019 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite of an infected tick. Most people who get sick with RMSF will have a fever, headache, and rash. Most people who get sick with RMSF will have a fever, headache, and rash.

  6. Mountain fever Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes ...

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    Mountain fever: A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infected blood but this is uncommon.

  7. What is Mountain fever? - RightDiagnosis.com

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    Mountain fever: A viral disease transmitted through the bite of ticks (Rocky Mountain wood tick and American dog tick) who are infected with the virus. Because the virus infects blood cells including erythrocytes, transmission can also occur through transfusion with infected blood but this is uncommon.

  8. Rocky Mountain spotted fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

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    Oct 20, 2017 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever damages the lining of your smallest blood vessels, causing the vessels to leak or form clots. This may cause: Inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). In addition to severe headaches, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can cause inflammation of the brain, which can cause confusion, seizures and delirium.

  9. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Pictures and Long-Term Effects

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    Apr 13, 2017 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial infection spread by a bite from an infected tick. It causes vomiting, a sudden high fever around 102 or 103°F, headache, abdominal pain, rash, and...

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  10. Rocky Mountain spotted fever - Wikipedia

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    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread by ticks. It typically begins with a fever and headache, which is followed a few days later with the development of a rash. The rash is generally made up of small spots of bleeding and starts on the wrists and ankles.

    • 2 to 14 days after infection
    • Early: Fever, headache, Later: Rash
  11. Rocky Mountain spotted fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo ...

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    Oct 20, 2017 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever can be difficult to diagnose because the early signs and symptoms are similar to those caused by many other diseases. Laboratory tests can check a blood sample, rash specimen or the tick itself for evidence of the organism that causes the infection. Because early treatment with antibiotics is so important, doctors ...

  12. Transmission | Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) | CDC

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    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite on an infected tick. Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.