[CanLyme Note: In the western regions of North America Dermacentor andersonii is a major vector of Rickettsia rickettsii. Because rickettsial infections in humans... View Article
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[CanLyme Note: This is why our motto is ‘No Tick is a Good Tick’. Physicians have got to stop telling people... View Article
Canada take notice: Antibiotics should be considered early for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) in endemic areas even if classic findings are absent
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 1;60(11):1659-66. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ116. Epub 2015 Feb 19. Risk factors for fatal outcome from rocky mountain... View Article
Case report: Co-infection of Rickettsia rickettsii and Streptococcus pyogenes: is fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever underdiagnosed?
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Dec;91(6):1154-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0437. Epub 2014 Oct 20. Raczniak GA1, Kato C2, Chung IH2, Austin... View Article
BY SHEREEN LEHMAN Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:12pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Brazilian ticks that carry Rocky Mountain... View Article