The infectious diseases caused by the rickettsiae fall into 4 groups:(1) typhus: epidemic typhus, brill-zinsser disease, murine (endemic) typhus, and scrub typhus; (2) spotted fever rocky mountain spotted fever, eastern tick-borne rickettsioses, and rickettsialpox; (3) q fever; and (4) trench fever.
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Tick-borne diseases in transfusion medicine L. Pantanowitz, S. R. Telford III and M. E. Cannon SummaryTicks are effective vectors of viral, bacterial, rickettsial and parasitic diseases. Many of the tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are of significance to transfusion ...
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