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Ticks (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Joseph A Salomone III, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Truman Medical Center, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

REFERENCES:

Diaz, J.H. "A 60-Year Meta-Analysis of Tick Paralysis in the United States: A Predictable, Preventable, and Often Misdiagnosed Poisoning." J. Med. Toxicol. 6 (2010): 15-21.

Nicholson, W., K.E. Allen, J.H. McQuiston, et al. "The Increasing Recognition of Rickettsial Pathogens in Dogs and People." Trends in Parasitol. 26 (2010): 205-212.

Sanson, Tracy. "Tick-Borne Diseases." Medscape.com. Apr. 19, 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/786652-overview>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Tick-Borne Diseases." May 7, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tick-borne/>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Ticks." Nov. 7, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/index.html>.


Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2012

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