Brazilian spotted fever

Bra·zil·ian spot·ted fe·ver

fulminating sepsis, usually beginning with conjunctivitis, characterized by purpuric skin lesions and a high fatality rate; thought to be due to Haemophilus aegyptius.
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Rickettsia rickettsii is the etiologic agent of a severe febrile illness in humans, known in Brazil as Brazilian Spotted Fever (BSF) (ANGERAMI et al.
Rickettsia species infecting Amblyomma cooperi ticks from an area in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Brazilian spotted fever is endemic.
Brazilian spotted fever in Espirito Santo, Brazil: description of a focus of infection in a new endemic region.
Brazilian spotted fever (BSF) is a systemic disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, a bacterium transmitted by the horse tick Amblyomma cajennense.
RMSF is referred to as Brazilian spotted fever in Brazil, where case-fatality rates are 20%-40% (1,2).
The Brazilian Spotted Fever (BSF) is an acute zoonotic disease with high lethality rates, causing among other symptoms, fever, skin rash and systemic clinical manifestations.
parkeri, strain Atlantic rainforest, have been characterized after being found in areas to which Brazilian spotted fever (BSF) is endemic (1,2), which indicates the complexity of their epidemic and enzootic cycles.
The bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii is the etiologic agent of the deadliest rickettsiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), which is referred to as Brazilian spotted fever in Brazil (1).
Brazilian spotted fever (BSF), caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, was at one time considered the only tick-borne rickettsial disease in Brazil (1).
Serosurvey for Rickettsia spp in dogs and humans from a Brazilian spotted fever endemic area in the state of Sao Paulo.
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