What is Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
Also known as: RMSF.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an illness that that can be transmitted from a tick bit. Though the illness was first discovered in the Rockies, it can actually occur in a number of different locations.
Reviewed by: Carolina Sanchez-Vegas, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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