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Descriptor English:   Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fiebre Maculosa de las Montaņas Rocosas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Febre Maculosa das Montanhas Rochosas 
Synonyms English:   Brazilian Spotted Fever
Fever, Brazilian Spotted
Infection, Rickettsia rickettsii
Rickettsia rickettsii Infection
Rickettsia rickettsii Infections
Sao Paulo Typhus
Spotted Fever, Brazilian
Typhus, Sao Paulo  
Tree Number:   C01.150.252.400.789.725.400.500
Definition English:   An acute febrile illness caused by RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII. It is transmitted to humans by bites of infected ticks and occurs only in North and South America. Characteristics include a sudden onset with headache and chills and fever lasting about two to three weeks. A cutaneous rash commonly appears on the extremities and trunk about the fourth day of illness. 
Indexing Annotation English:   caused by Rickettsia rickettsii; for X ref, in titles & translations use diacrit: São Paulo
History Note English:   SAO PAULO TYPHUS was see under ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER 1963-76 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   22660 
Unique Identifier:   D012373 

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