Spotted fever rickettsiosis

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Spotted fever rickettsiosis
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Eschar at site of tick or mite bite[1]
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Spotted fever rickettsiosis, also known as spotted fever group rickettsia (SFGR), is a group of infections that include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Pacific Coast tick fever, and rickettsialpox.[2] The group of infections was created in 2010 as they are difficult to tell apart.[2]

Immunohistochemical analysis - vessels of brain of individual with fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever

References

  1. "Signs and Symptoms". www.cdc.gov. 2019-01-18. Archived from the original on 2019-01-21. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Epidemiology and Statistics Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)". CDC. 26 October 2018. Archived from the original on 9 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.