Any fever transmitted by the bite of a tick.
- Another possibility is that Clark contracted tick fever, a zoonotic infection.
- Some species can transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, and Colorado tick fever.
- An epidemic of tick fever in the late nineteenth century forced cattle raisers to seek public assistance in eradicating the disease.
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