Rocky mountain spotted fever

Floyd C. Knoop

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Abstract

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....

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Knoop, F. C. (2007). Rocky mountain spotted fever. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-3). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60898-0