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Synonyms for mountain fever

caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks

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Colorado tick fever in the United States, 2002-2012.
Louis, Eastern, and Western Equine encephalitis, La Crosse encephalitis, Colorado tick fever, and Powassan virus.
An extensive list of tick-borne diseases now exists including viral encephalitides, hemorrhagic fevers, Colorado tick fever, Q fever, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis.
In the United States, ticks may also transmit babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, Colorado tick fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Q fever, relapsing fever, and tularemia, (2) but his symptoms did not suggest any of these diseases.
Differential diagnosis includes ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, Lyme disease, influenza, tularemia, brucellosis, Colorado tick fever, rickettsioses, leptospirosis, rat-bite fever, meningococcemia, and viral hepatitis.
Tick-borne diseases in the United States: Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Colorado tick fever Acta Tropica 34:103-125.
Other tick-borne diseases in the United States include tularemia, which causes skin sores; Colorado tick fever, which usually results only in mild illness; and babesiosis, a rare but sometimes fatal disease caused by a protozoan.
Other infrequent tick borne illnesses include relapsing fever (bacterial), babesiosis (parasite), and Colorado tick fever (viral).
But they can also spread other bacterial and viral diseases, including babesiosis, anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, relapsing fever, and Colorado tick fever, reports the June 2009 issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch.
The genus Coltivirus, named for Colorado tick fever (the major disease in this group), contains two known zoonotic viruses, Colorado tick fever virus and Eyach virus (two other viruses in this group that may be zoonotic are Sunday canyon virus and Banna virus).
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