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    Colorado Tick Fever Professional

    Colorado Tick Fever, Similar presentations may occur with a variety of tick-borne infections, including Q fever , Lyme disease , Ehrlichiosis , Tularaemia , Rocky Mountain S...

    Rat-bite Fever Professional

    Rat-bite Fever, Rickettsial infections including Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Leptospirosis . Secondary syphilis . Viral infections including Epstein-Barr virus. , rat...

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Relapsing Fever, The following diagnoses should be considered, taking into account the travel history and the setting in which the illness was contracted: Dengue fever Haemorrhagic...

    Ehrlichiosis Professional

    Other possible diagnoses to consider are babesiosis , malaria , meningitis , rocky mountain spotted fever and typhoid fever . [ 1 ] Investigations Blood count and ...

    Rubella Professional

    Scarlet fever . Kawasaki disease . Arthropod-borne infections (eg, Rocky Mountain spotted fever).

    Diagnosing the Tropical Traveller Professional

    Forms include epidemic typhus, endemic typhus and scrub typhus. Rocky Mountain spotted fever: This is the most lethal rickettsial condition in mainland USA, although only round ...

    Insect Bites and Stings Professional

    Ticks (Ixodoidea) Worldwide, tick bites are responsible for the transmission of both rickettsial and viral infections and Lyme disease . [ 7 ] In America, Rocky Mountain spotted fever...

    West Nile Virus Professional

    Other common diseases that may mimic West Nile encephalitis (WNE) include: [ 7 ] subacute bacterial endocarditis , Legionnaires disease , Rocky Mountain spotted fever , Epstein-Barr viru...

    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Professional

    Risk factors Conditions that may be complicated by DIC include: Infections, especially septicaemia, Escherichia coli O157, typhoid fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and ...

    Typhus Professional

    Post-infection immunity lasts only a few years and infection with one strain of Orientia tsutsugamushi does not confer immunity against other strains. [ 9 ] Differential diagnosis Malaria...

    Kawasaki Disease Professional

    Tick-borne disease such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and relapsing fever . Mercury toxicity (acrodynia). Toxoplasmosis .

    Encephalitis Professional

    Rickettsial: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, endemic typhus, epidemic typhus, Q fever, human monocytic ehrlichiosis.

    Altitude/Mountain Sickness Conditions

    Altitude/Mountain Sickness, You may develop one or more of the following problems: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) High-altitude cerebral oedema (HACO or HACE. Oedema is spelt...

    Preventing Acute Mountain Sickness Conditions

    Preventing Acute Mountain Sickness, However, there are risks associated with climbing to altitude. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can be unpleasant and may reduce enjoyment of activit...

    Hay Fever Conditions

    Hay Fever, Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. Common hay fever symptoms are a runny, itchy and/or blocked nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. , budesonide nasal allerg...

    Scarlet Fever Conditions

    Scarlet Fever, Read more about complications of scarlet fever . What is the outlook for people with scarlet fever? In the past, scarlet fever used to be a ...

    Summary Symptoms Causes and diagnosis Treatment and complications

    Rheumatic Fever Conditions

    Rheumatic Fever, Where in the world is rheumatic fever most common? Until about the mid-1900s rheumatic fever was found in the UK and other western countries. , strept...

    Summary Causes and diagnosis Symptoms Treatment and prognosis

    Chikungunya Fever Conditions

    Chikungunya Fever, What is chikungunya fever? Chikungunya fever is an illness caused by a virus. The virus gets into your system when you are bitten by a particular type ...

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Conditions

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever, The diseases are known by various other names, such as gastric fever, enteric fever, abdominal typhus, infantile remittent fever, slo...

    Yellow Fever Immunisation Conditions

    Yellow Fever Immunisation, What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a serious disease caused by the yellow fever virus which is carried by mosquitoes and which infe...

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