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tick fever

n.
Any of various febrile diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Texas fever.
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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
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tick′ fe`ver


n.
any infectious disease transmitted by ticks.
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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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Although most people know that some types of ticks carry Lyme disease, many don't know that a tick may be the carrier of many diseases including Rickettsiose, Ehrlichiosis, Borreliosis, Erythema Chronicum Migrans, Babesiosis, Colorado Tick Fever, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Tularemia, and more.
Neuroinvasive disease rarely occurs with dengue, Colorado tick fever, and chikungunya infections.
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