Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Academic Article


  • The tick-borne disease Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) can have deadly outcomes unless treated appropriately, yet nonspecific flu-like symptoms complicate diagnosis. Occupational health nurses must have a high index of suspicion with symptomatic workers and recognize that recent recreational or occupational activities with potential tick exposure may suggest RMSF.
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  • Phillips J
  • Start Page

  • 48
  • Volume

  • 65
  • Issue

  • 1