|Description||Coltivirus from ticks in spring and early summer|
|Location||Mountains or highlands regions of western states and western Canada that contain rocky surfaces with moderate shrub cover and scattered pines|
|Cause||Acute and benign disease from getting bitten by a tick|
|Symptoms||High fever, headache, muscle aches, lethargy|
|Treatment||Seek medical attention from a physician|
|Prevention||Avoid tick-infested habitats during spring and early summer
Use personal protection, such as wearing pants and shirts with long sleeves
|Other Facts||150–200 cases reported each year
1438 cases reported between 1980–88, 63% in Colorado
Also transmitted to chipmunks, ground squirrels and deer mice
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