Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Childhood

William D. Bradford, Hal K. Hawkins

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Experience with 138 cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever indicates that the major clinical features of characteristic rash, fever, and tick bite, in combination with low serum sodium concentration and thrombocytopenia, are helpful in recognizing this serious and potentially lethal infectious disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1228-1232
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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