Rickettsia rickettsii, the etiologic agent of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), is named after Dr. Howard Taylor Ricketts. Although the disease was originally discovered in the Rocky Mountains, it is broadly distributed in the United States, Central America, Mexico, southern Canada, and parts of South America. It is the most severe of the....
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)