Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Colorado Tick Fever Transmission

Colorado tick fever can be transmitted by:

  • American Dog tick
    • Found in the Southeastern US
  • Rocky Mountain Wood Tick (Dermacentor andersoni)
    • Found in the Western US
    • This tick is most prevalent from March to August.

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Colorado Tick Fever References
  1. Bratton RL, Corey R. Tick-borne disease. Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 15;71(12):2323-30. [15999870]
  2. Klasco R. Colorado tick fever. Med Clin North Am. 2002 Mar;86(2):435-40, ix. [11982311]
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