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Research & Reviews  345 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.

Rocky mountain spotted fever characterization and comparison to similar illnesses in a ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4699465
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Traeger MS, Regan JJ et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2015 - Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) has emerged as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality since 2002 on tribal lands in Arizona. The explosive nature of this outbreak and the recognition of an unexpected tick vector, Rhipicephalus sanguine...

Vital Signs: Trends in Reported Vectorborne Disease Cases - United States and Territori...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5933869
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Rosenberg R, Lindsey NP et. al.

May 3rd, 2018 - Vectorborne diseases are major causes of death and illness worldwide. In the United States, the most common vectorborne pathogens are transmitted by ticks or mosquitoes, including those causing Lyme disease; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; and West ...

Notes from the Field: Community-Based Prevention of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - Sono...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6546a6
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Straily A, Drexler N et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2016 - Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a life-threatening tickborne zoonosis caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, is a reemerging disease in Mexico (1,2). R. rickettsii is an intracellular bacterium that infects vascular endothelium and can cause multis...

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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 Mortality Weekly Report. Recommendations and Reports; 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  151 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  565 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.

Rocky mountain spotted fever characterization and comparison to similar illnesses in a ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4699465
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Traeger MS, Regan JJ et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2015 - Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) has emerged as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality since 2002 on tribal lands in Arizona. The explosive nature of this outbreak and the recognition of an unexpected tick vector, Rhipicephalus sanguine...

Vital Signs: Trends in Reported Vectorborne Disease Cases - United States and Territori...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5933869
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Rosenberg R, Lindsey NP et. al.

May 3rd, 2018 - Vectorborne diseases are major causes of death and illness worldwide. In the United States, the most common vectorborne pathogens are transmitted by ticks or mosquitoes, including those causing Lyme disease; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; and West ...

Notes from the Field: Community-Based Prevention of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - Sono...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6546a6
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Straily A, Drexler N et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2016 - Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a life-threatening tickborne zoonosis caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, is a reemerging disease in Mexico (1,2). R. rickettsii is an intracellular bacterium that infects vascular endothelium and can cause multis...

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News  65 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.

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal
https://www.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.

Do You Know Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever When You See It?
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/201400/rare-diseases/do-you-know-rocky-mountain-spotted-fever-when-you-see-it?channel=285
Jan Dyer

May 27th, 2019 - In 2017, the number of cases of tickborne spotted fever rickettsiosis (SFR) reported to the CDC jumped 46%—from 4,269 in 2016 to a “record” 6,248 cases. The New England, East North Central, and Mid-Atlantic regions in 2017 alone experienced a 215%.

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Patient Education  19 results see all →