mountain tick fever

mountain tick fever
Colorado tick f.

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  • tick fever — n. any infectious disease transmitted by the bite of a tick, as Rocky Mountain spotted fever …   English World dictionary

  • Colorado tick fever — virus Virus classification Group: sii Genus: Coltivirus Species: Colorado tick fever virus …   Wikipedia

  • Tick fever — Also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, an acute febrile (feverish) disease initially recognized in the Rocky Mountain states, caused by Rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by hard shelled (ixodid) ticks. Occurs only in the Western Hemisphere.… …   Medical dictionary

  • tick fever — noun caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks • Syn: ↑Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ↑mountain fever • Hypernyms: ↑spotted fever …   Useful english dictionary

  • tick fever — any fever transmitted by ticks, as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which attacks humans, or Texas fever, which is confined to some animals, as cattle. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • tick fever — noun Date: circa 1897 1. Texas fever 2. a febrile disease (as Rocky Mountain spotted fever) transmitted by the bites of ticks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tick fever — Rocky Mountain spotted fever …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Colorado tick fever — Col·o·ra·do tick fever .käl ə rad (.)ō , räd n a mild disease of the western U.S. and western Canada that is characterized by intermittent fever, malaise, headaches, myalgia, and the absence of a rash and is caused by a reovirus (species Colorado …   Medical dictionary

  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = Petechial rash caused by rocky mountain spotted fever on the arm ICD10 = ICD10|A|77|0|a|75 ICD9 = ICD9|082.0 ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = 31130 MedlinePlus = 000654 eMedicineSubj = emerg… …   Wikipedia

  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever — Pathol. an infectious disease characterized by high fever, pains in joints, bones, and muscles, and a cutaneous eruption, caused by rickettsii and transmitted by ticks: first reported in the Rocky Mountain area, but now more widely distributed.… …   Universalium

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