Howard Taylor Ricketts

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University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
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Bacteriology
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1871-1910. American pathologist who discovered the vector of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever was the Rocky Mountain wood tick. He died of typhus while studying this disease in an outbreak in Mexico. The genus Rickettsiae is named after him.

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WILDBERGER HL, RICKETTS HT. (1961) Tolerance for glucose in the partially depancreatized dog during prolonged administration of tolbutamide. Diabetes. 10: 211-7
WILDBERGER HL, RICKETTS HT. (1959) The effect of tolbutamide on glucose and nitrogen metabolism in the totally depancreatized dog. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 8: 585-6
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