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Research & Reviews  381 results

Surveillance for Vector-borne Diseases Among Active and Reserve Component Service Membe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33636087
MSMR O'Donnell FL, Fan M et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - This report summarizes data from electronic reports of reportable medical events (RMEs) to examine the incidence of vector-borne infectious diseases among members of the U.S. Armed Forces during a recent 5-year period. Case reports of such disease...

Assessment of the Pathogenicity of Rickettsia amblyommatis, Rickettsia bellii, and Rick...
https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2020.2695
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.); Snellgrove AN, Krapiunaya I et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Members of the genus Rickettsia range from nonpathogenic endosymbionts to virulent pathogens such as Rickettsia rickettsii, the causative agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Many rickettsiae are considered nonpathogenic because they have been i...

Isolate-dependent differences in clinical, pathological, and transcriptional profiles f...
https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00626-20
Infection and Immunity; Galletti MFBM, Paddock CD et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - Rickettsia rickettsii, the etiological agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a life-threatening tick-borne disease that affects humans and various animal species, has been recognized in medicine and science for more than 100 years. Isolate...

What's eating you? human flea (Pulex irritans).
https://doi.org/10.12788/cutis.0107
Cutis O'Donnell M, Elston DM

Jan 19th, 2021 - The human flea, Pulex irritans, is an important vector in the transmission of human diseases. This flea has been identified as a vector for the bubonic plague as far back as the 14th century, causing millions of deaths. Pulex irritans also has bee...

Meningoencephalitis Due to Spotted Fever Rickettsioses, Including Rocky Mountain Spotte...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002868
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal;

Dec 28th, 2020 - Meningoencephalitis Due to Spotted Fever Rickettsioses, Including Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.|2020||

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Guidelines  3 results

DEET | US EPA
https://www.epa.gov/insect-repellents/deet

May 8th, 2019 - Safety Review of DEET (chemical name, N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the active ingredient in many repellent products. It is widely used to repel biting pests such as mosquitoes and ticks. Every year, an estimated one-third of the U.S. population ...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) - CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/rmsf/healthcare-providers/treatment.html

Feb 18th, 2019 - Doxycycline is the treatment of choice for RMSF, and all other tickborne rickettsial diseases. Use of antibiotics other than doxycycline is associated with a higher risk of fatal outcome from RMSF.

Diagnosis and Management of Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Feve...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.rr6502a1
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Biggs HM, Behravesh CB et. al.

May 13th, 2016 - Tickborne rickettsial diseases continue to cause severe illness and death in otherwise healthy adults and children, despite the availability of low-cost, effective antibacterial therapy. Recognition early in the clinical course is critical because...

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Drugs  175 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  619 results

Surveillance for Vector-borne Diseases Among Active and Reserve Component Service Membe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33636087
MSMR O'Donnell FL, Fan M et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - This report summarizes data from electronic reports of reportable medical events (RMEs) to examine the incidence of vector-borne infectious diseases among members of the U.S. Armed Forces during a recent 5-year period. Case reports of such disease...

Minocycline hydrochloride - minocycline hydrochloride tablet-Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=3539f84e-b489-4914-96c1-ac3731032971

Feb 25th, 2021 - Minocycline hydrochloride tablets, USP are indicated in the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus fever and the typhus group, Q fever, rickettsialpox...

Assessment of the Pathogenicity of Rickettsia amblyommatis, Rickettsia bellii, and Rick...
https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2020.2695
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.); Snellgrove AN, Krapiunaya I et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Members of the genus Rickettsia range from nonpathogenic endosymbionts to virulent pathogens such as Rickettsia rickettsii, the causative agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Many rickettsiae are considered nonpathogenic because they have been i...

Minocycline hydrochloride - minocycline hydrochloride capsule-A-S Medication Solutions
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=0797f6d1-a680-430a-b6c8-cf93e3b54529

Feb 15th, 2021 - Minocycline hydrochloride capsules are indicated in the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus fever and the typhus group, Q fever, rickettsialpox and...

Minocycline hydrochloride - minocycline hydrochloride capsule-NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=62485a53-f04c-2d9c-e053-2a91aa0a4728

Feb 14th, 2021 - Minocycline hydrochloride capsules are indicated in the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus fever and the typhus group, Q fever, rickettsialpox and...

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News  61 results

High Temps May Up Risk of Deadly Tick-Borne Fever
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/941065

Nov 15th, 2020 - Climate change, already linked to more frequent wildfires, longer droughts, and more tropical storms, may also increase the risk of getting the potentially deadly tick-borne disease known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, new research suggests. Whe...

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/918396_1

Sep 22nd, 2019 - Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. A single tick bite can transmit multiple pathogens, a phenomenon that has led to atypical present...

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/918396

Sep 22nd, 2019 - Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. A single tick bite can transmit multiple pathogens, a phenomenon that has led to atypical present...

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/918396

Sep 22nd, 2019 - Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. A single tick bite can transmit multiple pathogens, a phenomenon that has led to atypical present...

CDC creates interactive education module to improve RMSF recognition
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/202007/emerging-infections/cdc-creates-interactive-education-module-improve-rmsf?channel=234
Lucas Franki

May 31st, 2019 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a first-of-its-kind interactive training module to help physicians both recognize and diagnose Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). CDC This image depicts the characteristic rash that had.

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Patient Education  17 results see all →