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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.789.725.400.500
C01.920.930.887.500
Unique ID
D012373
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012373
Annotation
caused by Rickettsia rickettsii; for X ref, in titles & translations use diacrit: São Paulo
Scope Note
An acute febrile illness caused by RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII. It is transmitted to humans by bites of infected ticks and occurs only in North and South America. Characteristics include a sudden onset with headache and chills and fever lasting about two to three weeks. A cutaneous rash commonly appears on the extremities and trunk about the fourth day of illness.
Entry Term(s)
Brazilian Spotted Fever
Rickettsia rickettsii Infection
Sao Paulo Typhus
Typhus, Sao Paulo
NLM Classification #
WC 620
History Note
SAO PAULO TYPHUS was see under ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER 1963-76
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/13
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Preferred
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