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      Category : Health Centers > Infections (Infectious Diseases)


Rickettsialpox | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the disease?

The best way to prevent rickettsialpox is to control mice and their mites.

What are the long-term effects of the disease?

There are no long term effects from rickettsialpox.

What are the risks to others?

Rickettsialpox is not contagious. But a person living in the same mouse-infested housing is at greater risk of getting the infection.

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Rickettsialpox: Diagnosis & Tests


Rickettsialpox: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Danielle Zerr, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 07/01/01

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