Rocky Mountain spotted fever
an infectious disease characterized by high fever, pains in joints, bones, and muscles, and a cutaneous eruption, caused by rickettsii and transmitted by ticks: first reported in the Rocky Mountain area, but now more widely distributed.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), also known as blue disease, is the most
lethal and most frequently reported rickettsial illness in the United States.
Nov 21, 2013 ... Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease caused by the
bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii. This organism is a cause of ...
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a bacterial infection transmitted by a tick. Without
prompt treatment, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can cause serious damage to ...
Most providers will prescribe one of these antibiotics on the assumption that the disease is Rocky Mountain spotted fever
and confirm the diagnosis with another blood test in 4 weeks. Pregnant women should not take doxycycline or tetracycline. Check for ticks attach... More »
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Sep 1, 2015 ... Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease with signs and
symptoms such as rash, headache, and high fever. Learn about ...
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease caused by the
organism Rickettsia rickettsii. Although RMSF can be lethal, it is curable.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by the bacteria Rickettsia rickettsii (R.
Rickettsii), which is carried by ticks. The bacteria spread to humans through a tick
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an acute infectious disease transmitted to
humans by the bite of an infected tick. The disease occurs throughout the United