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Disease Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Name Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Synonyms Sao Paulo Typhus | Typhus, Sao Paulo
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D012373

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rickettsiaceae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rickettsia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
2. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tick-Borne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

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