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What is Kenya fever?

What is Kenya fever?

  • Kenya fever: An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and the incubation period is usually between 6 and 10 days.

Kenya fever: Introduction

Types of Kenya fever:

Broader types of Kenya fever:

How serious is Kenya fever?

Prognosis of Kenya fever: The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
Complications of Kenya fever: see complications of Kenya fever

What causes Kenya fever?

Causes of Kenya fever: see causes of Kenya fever

What are the symptoms of Kenya fever?

Symptoms of Kenya fever: see symptoms of Kenya fever

Complications of Kenya fever: see complications of Kenya fever

Can anyone else get Kenya fever?

More information: see contagiousness of Kenya fever
Inheritance: see inheritance of Kenya fever

Kenya fever: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Kenya fever.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Kenya fever.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Kenya fever: see treatments for Kenya fever

Name of Kenya fever

Main name of condition: Kenya fever

 

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