Dangerous to humans and dogs, Rocky Mountain Fever, along with several other tickborne infections, is on the rise.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) has been increasing for decades. Overall, RMSF joins a cadre of infections carried or “vectored” by ticks that are demanding increasing attention from the healthcare community including:

Lyme disease
Ehrlichiosis
Powassan virus
Anaplasmosis
Tularemia
Babesiosis

For a variety of reasons that may include changes to surveillance techniques, improved diagnostics… more


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