Spotted fever

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Spotted fever
Classification and external resources
Specialty Infectious disease
ICD-10 A77
ICD-9-CM 082.0

A spotted fever is a type of tick-borne disease which presents on the skin.[1] They are all caused by bacteria of the genus Rickettsia. Typhus is a group of similar diseases also caused by Rickettsia bacteria, but spotted fevers and typhus are different clinical entities.

Types of spotted fevers include: