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Rickettsialpox | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring
The best way to prevent rickettsialpox is to control mice and their mites.
There are no long term effects from rickettsialpox.
Rickettsialpox is not contagious. But a person living in the same
mouse-infested housing is at greater risk of getting the infection.
Rickettsialpox: Diagnosis & Tests
Rickettsialpox: Treatment & Monitoring
Author: Danielle Zerr, MD Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS Date Reviewed: 07/01/01