Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

D. J. Weber, D. H. Walker

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Abstract

Rocky Mountain spotted fever, the most prevalent rickettsial disease in the United States, is one of the most severe of all infectious diseases. It remains an important infectious disease because of its prevalence, the difficulty of clinical diagnosis, potentially fatal outcome, and lack of a widely available sensitive and specific diagnostic test during the acute stage of the illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-35
Number of pages17
JournalInfectious disease clinics of North America
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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