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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.
  2. 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.

  3. 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. RMSF can be deadly if not treated early with the right antibiotic.

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

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    Overview. Although it was first identified in the Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is most commonly found in the southeastern part of the United States. It also occurs in parts of Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America. Early signs and symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever include a severe headache and high fever.

  5. What is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever|Causes|Symptoms ...

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    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is a form of bacterial infection spread by the bite of a tick. This condition requires prompt treatment, if this is not done, it may result in potentially serious complications with significant damage to many vital organs of the body like the kidneys and the heart.

  6. Mountain Fever (2017) - IMDb

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    Mountain Fever (2017) 1h 32min | Drama, Thriller | 26 August 2017 (UK) Hostage in his own home, an incompetent Englishman is forced to team up with his captor to fight off the survivors of a fatal flu epidemic.

  7. 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

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

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    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 muscle aches. RMSF is considered the most serious tick-borne illness in the United States.

  9. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: See Photos of the Rash

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    What Is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever? Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is an illness caused by infection with the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsia, which is transmitted by a bite from infected ticks.

  10. What is the treatment to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever ...

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    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. RMSF can be deadly if not treated early with the right antibiotic. Signs and Symptoms Early signs and symptoms are not specific to RMSF (including fever and headache).

  11. Rocky Mountain spotted fever - Wikipedia

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    Rocky Mountain spotted fever 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. Other symptoms may include muscle pains and vomiting. Long-term complications following recovery may include hearing loss or loss of part of an arm or leg. The disease is caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, a type of bacterium