Boutonneuse Fever

Known as: Fevers, Boutonneuse, Boutonneuse Fevers, Mediterranean tick fever 
A febrile disease of the Mediterranean area, the Crimea, Africa, and India, caused by infection with RICKETTSIA CONORII.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) was first described in 1910. Twenty years later, it was recognized as a rickettsial disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The presence of the nucleic acid of the spotted fever group (SPG) and typhus group (TG) rickettsiae was investigated in 200 serum… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Ticks are currently considered the main vectors of human infectious diseases in Europe, particularly since their role in the… (More)
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2003
2003
Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is the most important tick-borne disease in Portugal. It is a notifiable disease and during… (More)
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1998
1998
The spectrum of signs and symptoms of 645 consecutive children diagnosed from 1984 to 1996 with boutonneuse fever (BF), a mild… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The endothelial cell (EC) is the primary target for Rickettsia conorii (RC) in Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF). Clinical… (More)
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1992
1992
Mediterranean spotted fever is endemic in southern France, especially during summer. Clinical diagnosis is generally based upon… (More)
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1990
1990
There are no vaccines against boutonneuse fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Previous studies have identified a Rickettsia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Most previous studies of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) have included cases that either were not laboratory-confirmed or were… (More)
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1974
1974
Hepatic lesions were studied for the first time in 13 cases of boutonneuse fever (Mediterranean exanthematous fever). The… (More)
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