Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
"Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An acute febrile illness caused by RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII. It is transmitted to humans by bites of infected ticks and occurs only in North and South America. Characteristics include a sudden onset with headache and chills and fever lasting about two to three weeks. A cutaneous rash commonly appears on the extremities and trunk about the fourth day of illness.
|Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
- Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
- Rickettsia rickettsii Infection
- Infection, Rickettsia rickettsii
- Rickettsia rickettsii Infections
- Typhus, Sao Paulo
- Sao Paulo Typhus
- Brazilian Spotted Fever
- Fever, Brazilian Spotted
- Spotted Fever, Brazilian
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever" by people in Profiles.
O'Donnell M, Elston DM. What's eating you? human flea (Pulex irritans). Cutis. 2020 Nov; 106(5):233-235.
Hicks AB, Elston DM. What's eating you? clinical manifestations of Dermacentor tick bites. Cutis. 2018 Jan; 101(1):19;20;36.
Kane ID, Arnold DH. Safety of empiric outpatient treatment of suspected tick-borne infection in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Dec; 33(12):1308.
Shockman S, Elston DM, Erickson Q. What's eating you? Turkey mite and Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum). Cutis. 2014 Feb; 93(2):64-6.
Kapoor R, Elston DM. What's eating you? Dermacentor ticks. Cutis. 2010 Jul; 86(1):17-9.
Schuman SH, Caldwell ST. 1990 South Carolina Physician Survey of tick, spider and fire ant morbidity. J S C Med Assoc. 1991 Aug; 87(8):429-32.
Schuman SH, Caldwell ST. Lyme and other tick-borne diseases acquired in South Carolina in 1988: a survey of 1,331 physicians. J S C Med Assoc. 1989 Jul; 85(7):311-4.