Powassan Encephalitis and Colorado Tick Fever

José R. Romero, Kari A. Simonsen

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Abstract

This article discusses two tick-borne illnesses: Powassan encephalitis, a rare cause of central nervous system infection caused by the Powassan virus, and Colorado tick fever, an acute febrile illness caused by the Colorado tick fever virus common to the Rocky Mountain region of North America.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-559
Number of pages15
JournalInfectious disease clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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