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Mediterranean Spotted Fever

Mediterranean Spotted Fever: Introduction

Mediterranean Spotted Fever: A condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsia transmitted by the tick. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mediterranean Spotted Fever is available below.

Symptoms of Mediterranean Spotted Fever

Treatments for Mediterranean Spotted Fever

  • Antibiotics can shorten the duration of the fever. Doxycycline is the most commonly used one but tetracycline, chloramphenicol or ciprofloxacin are also used
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Causes of Mediterranean Spotted Fever

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Prognosis for Mediterranean Spotted Fever

Prognosis for Mediterranean Spotted Fever: The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.

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Definitions of Mediterranean Spotted Fever:

A febrile disease of the Mediterranean area, the Crimea, Africa, and India, caused by infection with RICKETTSIA CONORII. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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