tick fever


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tick fever

n.
Any of various febrile diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Texas fever.

tick fever

n
1. (Pathology) any acute infectious febrile disease caused by the bite of an infected tick
2. (Pathology) another name for Rocky Mountain spotted fever

tick′ fe`ver


n.
any infectious disease transmitted by ticks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tick fever - caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood tickstick fever - caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks
spotted fever - any of several severe febrile diseases characterized by skin rashes or spots on the skin
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Se han identificado alrededor de 60 Orbivirus transmitidos por garrapatas, de los cuales 36 serotipos se han reunido en un grupo antigenico denominado virus Great Island (GIV) (54); entre los Coltivirus se destaca el virus de la fiebre por garrapatas de Colorado (Colorado Tick Fever Virus, CTFV), y el virus Eyach (EYAV) (1, 55).
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Neuroinvasive disease rarely occurs with dengue, Colorado tick fever, and chikungunya infections.
Colorado tick 1-14 days Flu-like lethargy, fever, chills, fever (Colorado headache, myalgia, conjunctival tick fever injection, pharyngeal edema, virus- lymphadenopathy, maculopapular or Coltivirus) petechial rash in < 20%; 50% of patients have symptoms remitting after 2-4 days & recurring 1-3 days later.
The Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) is not believed to carry Lyme; however, this nasty critter does transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, Colorado tick fever, and tick paralysis.
COLORADO TICK FEVER is caused by a virus transmitted by the Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni).
Question: I recently heard about tick fever in dogs, which I think is more prevalent in summer.
Francisella tularensis, Leptospira interrogans, Treponema pallidum, hantavirus (Sin Nombre virus), Colorado tick fever virus, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and hepatitis A, B, and C viruses.
One of the reasons for nosebleeds is tick fever, and the dog is in the last stage of the infection when it starts bleeding from the nose.
Some of the rarer illnesses passed on by the insects include Q fever, Colorado tick fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, African tick bite fever, ehrlichiosis, tick paralysis, and tick-borne meningoencephalitis.