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1

Describe the diagnostic triad for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

2

Describe the virulence factors associated with Rickettsia.

3

When would you begin to initiate treatment on a patient with Rickettsia?

4

Describe the acute and Chronic manifestations of Q Fever.

5

Describe the Virulence factors of C. burnetii.

6

Describe the characteristics of Ehrlichia/Anaplasma.

7

Ehrlichia and Anaplasma can cause HME and HGA respectively. What are the clinical characteristics of these diseases?

8

Tick-borne pathogens are usually accompanied by?

Co-Infections

9

If they have a tick disease do  you wait for lab confirmation?

NO!! You initiate treatment

10

The treatment for Ehrlichiosis is?

Tetracycline - "If it doesnt respond, it's not Ehrlichiosis"

11

Describe the characteristics of Bartonella bacilliformis.

12

Describe the characteristics of Bartonella quintana.

13

Describe the characteristics of Bartonella henselae.

14

Describe the virulence factors of Bartonella.

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