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.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a bacterial infection transmitted by a tick. Without
prompt treatment, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can cause serious damage to ...
Nov 21, 2013 ... Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease caused by the
bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii. This organism is a cause of ...
Sep 5, 2010 ... The first symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) typically begin 2-14
days after the bite of an infected tick. A tick bite is usually ...
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease caused by the
organism Rickettsia rickettsii. Although RMSF can be lethal, it is curable.
Oct 28, 2016 ... Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease with signs and
symptoms such as rash, headache, and high fever. Get the facts ...
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is one of the most commonly known tick-borne
diseases to affect dogs and humans. It belongs to a class of diseases known as ...
About RMSF. Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial infection that's
transmitted to people by tick bites. It occurs most often in the spring and summer ...