Any of several forms of infectious disease caused by Rickettsia species, transmitted by bites of fleas, lice, or mites. Characterized by severe headache, sustained high fever, depression, delirium, and the eruption of red rashes on the skin.
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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Typhus
Features symptoms, cause, treatment, and prevention.
Murine Typhus (Fleaborne Typhus)
FAQ from the Texas Department of Health.
Patient UK: Typhus
Provides information on this rickettsial infection including its epidemiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, investigation, management, prognosis and prevention.
Detailed information about this acute, febrile, infectious illness caused by Rickettsia tsutsugamushi and transmitted by trombiculid mites.
Typhus Fever (Flea-borne) Fact Sheet
FAQ from the Virginia Department of Health.
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