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Describe the diagnostic triad for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

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Describe the virulence factors associated with Rickettsia.

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

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Describe the acute and Chronic manifestations of Q Fever.

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Describe the Virulence factors of C. burnetii.

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Describe the characteristics of Ehrlichia/Anaplasma.

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

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Tick-borne pathogens are usually accompanied by?

Co-Infections

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

NO!! You initiate treatment

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The treatment for Ehrlichiosis is?

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

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Describe the characteristics of Bartonella bacilliformis.

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Describe the characteristics of Bartonella quintana.

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Describe the characteristics of Bartonella henselae.

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Describe the virulence factors of Bartonella.

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