Rickettsiosis

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Rickettsiosis

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The terms "Rickettsiosis" returned 39 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Seroprevalence of risk factors associated with rickettsiosis (Rickettsia rickettsii) in humans in Baja California, Mexico].
 

Author(s): Jorge Field-Cortazares, Angélica María Escárcega-Ávila, Gilberto López-Valencia, Alberto Barreras-Serrano, Luis Tinoco-Gracia

Journal: Gac Med Mex. ;151(1):42-6.

 

Rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia rickettsii is capable of infecting vertebrates, including humans. The symptoms are high fever, headache, myalgia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and cough. Mortality can be up to 30% in untreated patients.

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2015

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[Clinical approach and main tick-borne rickettsiosis present in Latin America].
 

Author(s): Katia Abarca, José A Oteo

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2014 Oct;31(5):569-76.

 

Tick-borne rickettsial diseases are potentially life threatening infections that in Latin America have an emerging and reemerging character. Until few years ago, Rickettsia rickettsia was the only tick-borne rickettsia present in America; but nowadays several other species such as ...

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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Rickettsiosis: a cause of acute febrile illness and value of Weil-Felix test.
 

Author(s): Ganavalli Subramanya Ajantha, Satish S Patil, Vidyavathi B Chitharagi, Raghavendra Dheerendra Kulkarni

Journal: Indian J Public Health. ;57(3):182-3.

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2013

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The terms "Rickettsiosis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lymphangitis-associated rickettsiosis, a new rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia sibirica mongolotimonae: seven new cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Frédérique Gouriet, Philippe Brouqui, Frédéric Lucht, Didier Raoult

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2005 May;40(10):1435-44.

 

Rickettsia sibirica mongolotimonae has been found in Hyalomma ticks in Inner Mongolia (in China) and Niger and in humans in France and South Africa. To date, only 3 cases of human infection have been reported.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2005

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Transfiguration of rickettsial diseases: tsutsugamushi disease and spotted fever group rickettsiosis in Japan.
 

Author(s): Y Tange, Y Kobayashi

Journal: Intern. Med.. 1993 Dec;32(12):937-9.

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 1994

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Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rickettsioses

 

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2012

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Causes of Fever in Bangladeshi Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rickettsial Disease

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2015

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