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2,458 Possible Causes for Camping, Hunting

  • Relapsing Fever

    The camp was instructed to close immediately, and the health department, in collaboration with local university experts, investigated to identify additional cases, determine[] TBRF can also occur in the fall or winter months when fires started to warm a hunting or winter cabin and may activate ticks resting in the walls and woodwork.[] Cabin inspection after the camp found rodents and Ornithodoros ticks, the vector of TBRF.[]

  • Ehrlichiosis

    During camping trips, insect repellants must liberally be used to fend off the Lone star tick from latching on.[] McCormick of McCormick & Company, Hunt Valley, Maryland. Potential conflicts of interest. All authors: no conflicts.[] If people live in an area with lone star ticks, they can help prevent ehrlichiosis by: wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and hats when camping or hiking wearing light-colored[]

  • Tularemia

    Inhaling a fine mist or spray (aerosol) or dust particles containing the bacteria People who work outdoors or pursue outdoor activities such as hunting, trapping, hiking, or camping[] We report on a 13-year-old patient who developed ulceroglandular tularemia after having assisted in slaughtering a hunted boar.[] Permethrin products are intended for use on items such as clothing, shoes, bed nets and camping gear and should not be applied to skin.[]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    […] activated by cAMP (Epac) ( 15 ).[] Return to footnote 12 referrer Footnote 13 Fleming D & Hunt D (Ed.). (2006). Biological Safety Principles and Practices (4th ed.). Washington: ASM Press.[] McCormick of McCormick & Company, Hunt Valley, Maryland. Potential conflicts of interest. D.H.W.: no conflicts.[]

  • Bubonic Plague

    Officials suggest wearing gloves when skinning wild animals, and using repellent containing DEET or permethrin when camping, hiking or working outdoors.[] Seven of the eight cases occurred in adult males who had hunted rabbits during winter months in plague-endemic areas.[] The girl likely caught the plague from bacteria on an infected flea while she was on a hunting trip.[]

  • Babesiosis

    Permethrin products are intended for use on items such as clothing, shoes, bed nets and camping gear, and should not be applied to skin.[] Most controversial is whether to allow more deer hunting.[] (Predisposing Factors) The following are the risk factors for Babesiosis: Exposure to infected ticks during any outdoor activities, such as camping, trekking through tick-infested[]

  • Colorado Tick Fever

    Living in or visiting these areas from April to September, especially if hiking or camping.[] But that's no reason to let your guard down about ticks when camping or hiking this summer.[] The best way avoid ticks when camping or hiking is to avoid tall grass and wooded areas and to use hiking trails where possible.[]

  • Lyme Disease

    Spending time outside walking your dog, camping, gardening, or hunting could bring you in close contact with ticks.[] Note that hunting and dressing deer or squirrels may bring you into close contact with infected ticks.[] (Photo by /Getty Images for Billboard Magazine) (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) Shania Twain was riding high in the early-2000s, coming off the smash success of the hit-packed[]

  • Insect Bite

    Stay Cool Many insects are attracted to heat sources, since this is a functional way to hunt and a likely way to find food .[] Rural populations which depend on agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry and/or hunting are the most exposed to the tsetse fly and therefore to sleeping sickness.[] How to identify a horse fly Horse flies are dark, almost black in color with very large, prominent eyes which they use in hunting.[]

  • Altitude Sickness

    On October 15th, Rainey returned to camp with a deer he harvested, and Sloan insisted that he take care of the meat instead of remaining in camp and watching over him.[] Ben Sloan died of altitude sickness while hunting elk and mule deer in Wyoming on October 15[] […] close to Mount Everest at Everest Base Camp.[]

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