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Rickettsialpox | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring
Rickettsia akari can be found in the blood during the early stages of illness.
More often the diagnosis is made when antibodies to the organism are detected
in the blood.
Rickettsialpox: Symptoms & Signs
Rickettsialpox: Prevention & Expectations
Author: Danielle Zerr, MD Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS Date Reviewed: 07/01/01