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  2. 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 . [3] The rash is generally made up of small spots of bleeding and starts on the wrists and ankles. [10]

    • 2 to 14 days after infection
    • Early: Fever, headache, Later: Rash
  3. 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. Infection is most common in Canada and parts of western US.

  4. 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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  5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever | NIH: National Institute of ...

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    Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a tickborne disease first recognized in 1896 in the Snake River Valley of Idaho. It was originally called “black measles” because of the look of its rash in the late stages of the illness, when the skin turns black. It was a dreaded, often fatal disease, affecting hundreds of people in Idaho.

  6. Mountain Fever (2017) - IMDb

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    Aug 26, 2017 · Mountain Fever ( 2017) Mountain Fever. 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.

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  7. 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.

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

  9. Colorado tick fever - Wikipedia

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    Colorado tick fever is probably the same disease that American pioneers referred to as "mountain fever". [1] [2] The type species of the genus Coltivirus , Colorado tick fever virus (CTFV) infects haemopoietic cells, particularly erythrocytes , which explains how the virus is transmitted by ticks and also accounts for the incidence of transmission by blood transfusion.

    • Mountain tick fever, American tick fever, American mountain tick fever
  10. Valley Fever: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

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    You might hear your doctor use the medical name for valley fever: coccidioidomycosis. It is also known as San Joaquin Valley fever or desert rheumatism.

  11. Fever Facts: High Temperature Causes and Treatments

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    A fever-- also known as a high fever or a high temperature -- is not by itself an illness. It's usually a symptom of an underlying condition, most often an infection.