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Spotted fever rickettsiosis

Eschar at site of tick or mite bite[1]

Spotted fever rickettsiosis, also known as spotted fever group rickettsia (SFGR), is a group of infections that include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Pacific Coast tick fever, and rickettsialpox.[2] The group of infections was created in 2010 as they are difficult to tell apart.[2]


  1. ^ "Signs and Symptoms". 2019-01-18. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Epidemiology and Statistics Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)". CDC. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2019.