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What is Marseilles fever?

What is Marseilles fever?

  • Marseilles fever: An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and the incubation period is usually between 6 and 10 days.
  • Marseilles fever: A febrile disease of the Mediterranean area, the Crimea, Africa, and India, caused by infection with RICKETTSIA CONORII.
    Source - Diseases Database

Marseilles fever: Introduction

Types of Marseilles fever:

Broader types of Marseilles fever:

How serious is Marseilles fever?

Prognosis of Marseilles fever: The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
Complications of Marseilles fever: see complications of Marseilles fever

What causes Marseilles fever?

Causes of Marseilles fever: see causes of Marseilles fever

What are the symptoms of Marseilles fever?

Symptoms of Marseilles fever: see symptoms of Marseilles fever

Complications of Marseilles fever: see complications of Marseilles fever

Can anyone else get Marseilles fever?

More information: see contagiousness of Marseilles fever
Inheritance: see inheritance of Marseilles fever

Marseilles fever: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marseilles fever.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marseilles fever.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Marseilles fever: see treatments for Marseilles fever

Name and Aliases of Marseilles fever

Main name of condition: Marseilles fever

Other names or spellings for Marseilles fever:

Mediterranean spotted fever, Rickettsia conorii, Boutonneuse fever, Kenya tick typhus Source - Diseases Database


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