Healthcare Provider Resources
- Rickettsial Disease Diagnostic Testing and Interpretation Fact Sheet (English Print only) pdf icon[PDF – 1 page]
- Timeline (English Print only – PDF – 1 pagepdf icon) (Spanish Print only – PDF – 1 pagepdf icon)
- Provider Pocket Card (English Print only – PDF – 1 pagepdf icon)
- Tickborne Diseases of the United States
- Demma LJ, Traeger MS, Nicholson WL, et al. Rocky Mountain spotted fever from an unexpected tick vector in Arizona. N Engl J Med 2005;353:587–94.
- Elghetany MT, Walker DH. Hemostatic changes in Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Mediterranean spotted fever. Am J Clin Pathol 1999;112:159–68.
- Holman RC, Paddock CD, Curns AT, et al. Analysis of risk factors for fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever: evidence for superiority of tetracyclines for therapy. J Infect Dis 2001;184:1437–44.
- Kirkland KB, Wilkinson WE, Sexton DJ. Therapeutic delay and mortality in cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Clin Infect Dis 1995;20:1118–21.
- Massey EW, Thames T, Coffey CE, et al. Neurologic complications of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. South Med J 1985;78:1288–90, 1303.
- Paddock CD, Alvarez-Herandez G. Rickettsia rickettsii (Rocky Mountain spotted fever). In: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017. p. 952-957.
- Regan JJ, Traeger MS, Humpherys D, et al. Risk factors for fatal outcome from Rocky Mountain spotted fever in a highly endemic area—Arizona, 2002–2011. Clin Infect Dis 2015;60:1659–66.
- Smithee L, et al. Public health reporting and national notification for spotted fever rickettsiosis (including Rocky Mountain spotted fever). Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Infectious Diseases Committee, 2009 Position Statement pdf icon[PDF – 11 pages]external icon
- Todd SR, Dahlgren FS, et al. No visible dental staining in children treated with doxycycline for suspected Rocky Mountain spotted fever. J Pediatr 2015;166(5):1246-51
- Traeger MS, Regan JJ, Humpherys D, et al. Rocky Mountain spotted fever characterization and comparison to similar illnesses in a highly endemic area—Arizona, 2002–2011. Clin Infect Dis 2015;60:1650–8.
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