Asked by Carmella Mosciski in AntibioticsHealth
What causes the Rickettsial fever, and how can it be treated?
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Asked in Infectious Diseases, Lyme Disease
Is Lyme disease a rickettsial disease?
No, it is a spirochetal disease first recognized in Lyme, Conn. in 1975. It is the most common tick-borne illness in the USA. Typhus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Q Fever,and Trench Fever are some examples of Rickettsial Diseases. Rickettsial disease can and are transmitted through the bite on an infected insect.