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Emerging Tick-Borne Illnesses: Not Just Lyme Disease Part 4 RMSF

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) Epidemiology Incidence: Overall annual incidence rose from 1.7 to 7 cases per million in the United States between 2000 and 2007 (Openshaw 2010) Annual incidence is highest in children aged 5-9 years of age (Amsden …

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Emerging Tick-Borne Illnesses: Not Just Lyme Disease Part 1

Tick Borne Illness Tick-borne disease surveillance studies have shown increasing prevalence, transmission, and disease burden over the last decade. Tick-borne illnesses remain a public health threat and the true incidence remains unknown and is thought to be underrepresented. Although Lyme …

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