Rocky Mountain spotted fever

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Key articles

Openshaw JJ, Swerdlow DL, Krebs JW, et al. Rocky mountain spotted fever in the United States, 2000-2007: interpreting contemporary increases in incidence. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;83:174-182.Full text  Abstract

Traeger MS, Regan JJ, Humpherys D, et al. Rocky Mountain spotted fever characterization and comparison to similar illnesses in a highly endemic area - Arizona, 2002-2011. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60:1650-1658.Full text  Abstract

Todd SR, Dahlgren FS, Traeger MS, et al. No visible dental staining in children treated with doxycycline for suspected Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. J Pediatr. 2015;166:1246-1251.Full text  Abstract

Dahlgren FS, Holman RC, Paddock CD, et al. Fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1999-2007. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:713-719.Full text  Abstract

Reference articles

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2. Drexler NA, Dahlgren FS, Heitman KN, et al. National surveillance of spotted fever group rickettsioses in the United States, 2008-2012. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;94:26-34. Abstract

3. Openshaw JJ, Swerdlow DL, Krebs JW, et al. Rocky mountain spotted fever in the United States, 2000-2007: interpreting contemporary increases in incidence. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;83:174-182.Full text  Abstract

4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tickborne disease surveillance data summary. Nov 2019 [internet publication].Full text

5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) - epidemiology and statistics. Apr 2020 [internet publication].Full text

6. Arizona Department of Health Services. Arizona Rocky Mountain spotted fever handbook. Feb 2020 [internet publication].Full text

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16. Traeger MS, Regan JJ, Humpherys D, et al. Rocky Mountain spotted fever characterization and comparison to similar illnesses in a highly endemic area - Arizona, 2002-2011. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60:1650-1658.Full text  Abstract

17. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spotted fever Rickettsiosis (including Rocky Mountain spotted fever) (SFR, including RMSF) 2020 Case Definition. 2020 [internet publication].Full text

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21. Volovitz B, Shkap R, Amir J, et al. Absence of tooth staining with doxycycline treatment in young children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007;46:121-126. Abstract

22. Todd SR, Dahlgren FS, Traeger MS, et al. No visible dental staining in children treated with doxycycline for suspected Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. J Pediatr. 2015;166:1246-1251.Full text  Abstract

23. US Food and Drug Administration. Doxycycline use by pregnant and lactating women. September 2017 [internet publication].Full text

24. US Department of Health & Human Services. Rickettsiosis subcommittee report to the tick-borne disease working group. Jan 2020 [internet publication].Full text

25. Dahlgren FS, Holman RC, Paddock CD, et al. Fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1999-2007. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:713-719.Full text  Abstract

26. Holman RC, Paddock CD, Curns AT, et al. Analysis of risk factors for fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever: evidence for superiority of tetracyclines for therapy. J Infect Dis. 2001;184:1437-1444.Full text  Abstract

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28. Archibald LK, Sexton DJ. Long-term sequelae of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Clin Infect Dis. 1995;20:1122-1125. Abstract

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