Describe the diagnostic triad for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
Describe the virulence factors associated with Rickettsia.
When would you begin to initiate treatment on a patient with Rickettsia?
Describe the acute and Chronic manifestations of Q Fever.
Describe the Virulence factors of C. burnetii.
Describe the characteristics of Ehrlichia/Anaplasma.
Ehrlichia and Anaplasma can cause HME and HGA respectively. What are the clinical characteristics of these diseases?
Tick-borne pathogens are usually accompanied by?
If they have a tick disease do you wait for lab confirmation?
NO!! You initiate treatment
The treatment for Ehrlichiosis is?
Tetracycline - "If it doesnt respond, it's not Ehrlichiosis"
Describe the characteristics of Bartonella bacilliformis.
Describe the characteristics of Bartonella quintana.
Describe the characteristics of Bartonella henselae.
Describe the virulence factors of Bartonella.