Rocky mountain spotted fever in childhood.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bradford, WD; Hawkins, HK

Published Date

  • November 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 131 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 1228 - 1232

PubMed ID

  • 920672

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-922X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120240046010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States