Diagnosis and Management of Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Anaplasmosis - United States.

@article{Biggs2016DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and Management of Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Anaplasmosis - United States.},
  author={H. Biggs and C. B. Behravesh and K. Bradley and F. S. Dahlgren and Naomi A. Drexler and J. Dumler and S. Folk and C. Kato and R. Lash and M. Levin and R. Massung and R. Nadelman and W. Nicholson and C. Paddock and B. Pritt and M. Traeger},
  journal={MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={
          1-44
        }
}
  • H. Biggs, C. B. Behravesh, +13 authors M. Traeger
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports
Tickborne rickettsial diseases continue to cause severe illness and death in otherwise healthy adults and children, despite the availability of low-cost, effective antibacterial therapy. Recognition early in the clinical course is critical because this is the period when antibacterial therapy is most effective. Early signs and symptoms of these illnesses are nonspecific or mimic other illnesses, which can make diagnosis challenging. Previously undescribed tickborne rickettsial diseases continue… Expand
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