|Collection||Rocky Mountain Laboratory Photographs|
|Title||Depiction of lesion from mouse mite bite|
|Caption||Dr. William Jellison|
Lesion caused by the bite of the mouse mite on the arm of Dr. William Jellison. The lesion is a light colored spot surrounded by a darker area. The mouse mite was the carrier of rickettsialpox which was identified by Dr. Jellison, Dr. Robert Huebner, and Charles Pomerantz during an outbreak in 1946 at the Kew Gardens apartments in New York City. Dr. Jellison was an entomologist with the Rocky Mountain Laboratory.
|Number of images||1|
|Place||New York, NY|
|Source||Dr. Robert Traub|
|Year Range from||1940|
|Year Range to||1950|
Rocky Mountain Laboratory
NIH; NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) (1955-present)
|Buildings||Kew Gardens Apartments|
Jellison, William L.