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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease spread through the bite of ticks infected with the Rickettsia rickettsii bacteria. It is the most serious tickborne disease in the United States. RMSF is a seasonal disease with most cases reported between the months of April and September. RMSF can be deadly to humans if not treated early and with the correct antibiotic treatment....
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The warmer weather of the summer brings most of us outside to enjoy the sunshine. Unfortunately these warmer temperatures and increased humidity also provide the ideal conditions for fleas and ticks to survive and reproduce. As we spend more and more time outdoors, so do our pets – putting them at increased risk for picking......
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As we move into the summer season, people are spending more and more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. Unfortunately, this means more exposure to ticks and the diseases that they can transmit. Some common tick-borne diseases to be aware of include: Anaplasmosis WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS:  Symptoms typically show up within 1......
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