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Ehrlichiosis is a tick-borne disease. It is a bacteria borne illness transmitted primarily in the south eastern and south central regions of the United States. The symptoms of the disease usually include fever, muscle aches, weakness and headache. Patients may also experience confusion, nausea, vomiting and joint pain. It may occasionally be life-threatening or fatal, depending on the circumstance.


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)

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