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Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Author: David H Walker; David L Heymann
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2008.
Series: Deadly diseases and epidemics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The causes and treatment options for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David H Walker; David L Heymann
ISBN: 9780791086780 079108678X
OCLC Number: 124538551
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is a rickettsia? --
The amazing life of a tick --
The natural ecology of rickettsia rickettsii --
Rocky mountain spotted fever: course and clinical features --
How does the rickettsia cause the disease? --
How the immune system fights rickettsiae --
How to make a diagnosis --
How an effective antibiotic works against rickettsiae --
Avoiding rocky mountain spotted fever --
Defense against bioterrorism.
Series Title: Deadly diseases and epidemics.
Responsibility: David H. Walker ; foreword by David Heymann.
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Tells the story of one of the deadliest infectious diseases known: Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by a curious organism, Rickettsia rickettsii. This work  Read more...

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