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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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Review
2012
Review
2012
Rickettsioses are caused by obligate intracellular bacteria within the genus Rickettsia, mainly transmitted by arthropods. Until… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
New findings in MSF epidemiology, clinical features, and severe forms have changed the general perception of MSF. 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Multiplex-nested PCR and sequencing analysis indicated rickettsialike agents in serum specimens from febrile patients. 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To characterize and analyze the posterior segment manifestations of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF), an infectious… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
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  • Comparative immunology, microbiology and…
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 27996294
Ticks are currently considered the main vectors of human infectious diseases in Europe, particularly since their role in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract: Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is the most important tick‐borne disease in Portugal. It is a notifiable disease and… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Seven of 142 cases (5%) of Mediterranean spotted fever admitted to hospital in Marseilles in 1983 and 1984 were severe. All of… Expand
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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… Expand
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