boutonneuse fever

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Noun1.boutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammalsboutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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Hemostatic changes in Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Mediterranean spotted fever.
As a result of globalization and growing tourism, imported cases of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) were reported in many non-endemic countries and regions.
Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is a zoonosis endemic in countries bordering the Mediterranean basin, with summer seasonality [1].
Kuloglu F, Akata F, Tansel O, Gurcan S, Sakru N, Otkun M, Tugrul M: Serologically confirmed cases of Mediterranean Spotted Fever in the Trakya region of Turkey.
The traditional concept of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is that it is a benign disease.
Although the climate and geography of cities like Adana in the Mediterranean region of Turkey are suitable for agents of Mediterranean spotted fever, we are unaware of any confirmed cases of R.
However, rates can be >30%; among hospitalized Mediterranean spotted fever patients in Portugal in 1997, the case-fatality rate was 32.

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