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Disease Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

Name Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne
Synonyms Brill Disease | Brill's Disease | Brills Disease | Brill Zinsser Disease | Brill-Zinsser Disease | Disease, Brill | Disease, Brill's | Disease, Brill-Zinsser | Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus | Epidemic Typhus | Fever, Jail | Fevers, Jail | Jail Fever | Jail Fevers | Louse-Borne Typhus, Epidemic | Typhus | Typhus, Epidemic | Typhus, Epidemic Louse Borne
Definition The classic form of typhus, caused by RICKETTSIA PROWAZEKII, which is transmitted from man to man by the louse Pediculus humanus corporis. This disease is characterized by the sudden onset of intense headache, malaise, and generalized myalgia followed by the formation of a macular skin eruption and vascular and neurologic disturbances.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D014438
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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rickettsiaceae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rickettsia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

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