2008 journal article

Tick-Borne Diseases in North Carolina: Is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a Possible Cause of Rickettsiosis Reported as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?


By: C. Apperson n, B. Engber*, W. Nicholson*, D. Mead*, J. Engel*, M. Yabsley*, K. Dail*, J. Johnson*, D. Watson n

author keywords: Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Amblyomma americanum; lone star tick; spotted fever group rickettsiae; "Rickettsia amblyommii"; Rickettsia rickettsii; Ehrlichia chaffeensis
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Animals; Antigens, Bacterial / blood; Arachnid Vectors; Child; Child, Preschool; Deer / immunology; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Rickettsia / classification; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / epidemiology; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / microbiology; Serologic Tests; Ticks / microbiology
TL;DR: It is proposed that some cases of rickettsiosis reported as RMSF may have been caused by "R. amblyommii" transmitted through the bite of A. americanum, a preferred hosts of lone star ticks. (via Semantic Scholar)
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