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Accession Number ADA564992
Title Images in Health Surveillance: Tickborne Disease Vectors and Lyme Disease Clinical Diagnosis.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 3p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Military members who live and train in the United States and abroad are at risk for tickborne diseases. Different tick species transmit different infectious agents and have varying geographic distributions. In the U.S. tickborne diseases include Lyme disease,Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, Powassan virus encephalitis, babesiosis, and Colorado tick fever. Tick bites are also a mode of transmission for tularemia and Q fever.
Keywords Biological agents
Bites and stings
Diagnosis(Medicine)
Disease vectors
Fevers
Geography
Infectious diseases
Lyme diseases
Military personnel
Q fever
Rickettsia rickettsii
Risk
Rmsf(Rocky mountain spotted fever)
Tickborne diseases
Ticks
Tularemia

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57N - Parasitology
57K - Microbiology
Corporate Author Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, MD.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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