New Guidelines Related to Tick-Borne Infections

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New Guidelines Related to Tick-Borne Infections

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

Mary Anne Jackson, MD

Length of Episode

10:16

Description

It’s summer — so what do you need to know about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), and ehrlichiosis, the two most common local tickborne infections associated with fever? During this season, when evaluating a febrile child, establishing if the child has had a tick bite or is tick exposed (lives or has visited an area where ticks have been seen) is helpful.

Listen in as Mary Anne Jackson, MD, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist with Children's Mercy, discusses the latest guidelines related to Tick-Borne infections.

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Publication Date

7-25-2016

New Guidelines Related to Tick-Borne Infections

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