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Collection Rocky Mountain Laboratory Photographs
Title Depiction of lesion from mouse mite bite
Caption Dr. William Jellison
Description 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.
Accession number 1547-Ph
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 1547
Photographer Unknown
Place New York, NY
Source Dr. Robert Traub
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1950
Organizations Rocky Mountain Laboratory
NIH; NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) (1955-present)
Buildings Kew Gardens Apartments
Other number 1547
People Jellison, William L.