Anaplasmosis is caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Typical symptoms include: fever, headache, chills, and muscle aches. Usually, these symptoms occur within 1-2 weeks of a tick bite.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is caused by the spotted fever group rickettsia, which are a type of bacteria. Most people who get sick with RMSF will have a fever, headache, and rash. Rash is the most common symptom.
Lyme Disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that is transmitted through the bite of a tick. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system.