Medical Dictionary: Amblyomma americanum


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Amblyomma americanum: Another name for STARI.
Amblyomma americanum (condition): Bacterial infection and skin rash due to illness from a tick bite
Amblyomma americanum (condition): STARI stands for "Southern tick-associated rash illness" and is a bacterial infection spread by tick bites.

Amblyomma americanum: A rash similar to the rash of Lyme disease has been described in humans residing in southeastern and south-central states and is associated with the bite of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum. This Lyme disease-like rash has been named Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI). 1

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1. excerpt from Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness: DVBID

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