"We found that Spotted
Owls now occupy 50% fewer territories in the park than they did 20 years ago when the study began, despite the lack of habitat disturbance.
Rickettsia parkeri: a newly recognized cause of spotted
fever rickettsiosis in the United States.
Cheetahs are on the fast track to extinction because tougher animals, such as lions and hyenas force cheetahs off protected land on African wildlife reserves These animals steal the spotted
cats' fresh kills for an easy meal.
Demma's team identified 16 people, 12 of them children, with symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted
fever: headache, abdominal pain, fever, sore throat, and a telltale rash.
The northern spotted
owl probably never should have been listed as a threatened species in the first place.
Since the northern spotted
:owl was listed as a threatened species in 1989, there have been two comprehensive, science-based proposals to protect its habitat (primarily in the oldgrowth forests of western Washington, western Oregon, and northern California).
Eschars have been reported and their pathologic features have been described in other spotted
fever rickettsioses such as Mediterranean spotted
fever, North Asian tick typhus, or Queensland tick typhus (9-11).
In this report, we present the first documentation of Japanese spotted
fever in South Korea and isolation of R.
Ecological study of Rocky Mountain spotted
fever in Costa Rica.
Rickettsia massiliae sp.nov., a new spotted
fever group rickettsia, Int J Syst Bacteriol.
Blood was collected and submitted to the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Thailand, where the serum was determined to be positive for antibodies to spotted
conorii, the etiologic agent of Kenyan tick typhus or more commonly known as Mediterranean spotted
fever, is transmitted predominately through the bite of infected Rhipicephalus ticks; it has been reported in Central and South Africa (2).
Indirect immunoperoxidase tests on the serum samples for tsutsugamushi disease, spotted
fever, murine typhus, and Q fever on day 5 of the illness were negative for immunoglobulin (Ig) G and IgM antibodies (<1:40).
conorii infections, but these are characterized by rash (Mediterranean spotted
fever), which the current patient did not have.
The current reemergence of spotted
fever rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia rickettsii in Brazil has resulted in a high proportion of fatal cases.