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Tick, Rickettsia Rickettsiae (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever).

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StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2018-.
2017 May 26.

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University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is an acute febrile tick-borne illness caused by Rickettsia rickettsii. It is the most severe and most common of the rickettsial infections in North America.

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