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Record #:
16890
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Most people would correctly guess that Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) originated somewhere in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. Even geographers, however, might be surprised to learn that the disease has long been insignificant in its region of origin, yet is increasingly prevalent in the southeast, particularly in North Carolina. This article examines the disease from a geographic perspective, looking at its history, cultural ecology, prevalence in North Carolina, and possible intervention.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 3 Issue , Summer 1994, p1-16, map, bibl, f
Record #:
26388
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North Carolina is the leading state in cases and deaths from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which is acquired from tick bites.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 2, Spring 1979, p12
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2311
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Of the 80 species of ticks in the nation, only four - Brown Dog, Lone Star American Dog, and Black-Legged - are found in the state. They are health threats that can cause skin irritations and diseases like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme.
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