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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Rocky Mountain spotted fever, RMSF, Rickettsia rickettsii, R. rickettsii, tick bites, ticks, tick-borne disease

Author and Editor

Author: Charles Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,

Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2009

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