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What is Bubonic plague?

What is Bubonic plague?

  • Bubonic plague: Severe flea-borne bacterial disease.
  • Bubonic plague: the most common form of the plague; characterized by delirium and the formation of buboes; does not spred from person to person.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Bubonic plague is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bubonic plague, or a subtype of Bubonic plague, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bubonic plague: Introduction

Types of Bubonic plague:

Broader types of Bubonic plague:

How serious is Bubonic plague?

Complications of Bubonic plague: see complications of Bubonic plague

What causes Bubonic plague?

Causes of Bubonic plague: see causes of Bubonic plague
Cause of Bubonic plague: Infection with Yersinia pestis bacteria
Risk factors for Bubonic plague: see risk factors for Bubonic plague

What are the symptoms of Bubonic plague?

Symptoms of Bubonic plague: see symptoms of Bubonic plague

Complications of Bubonic plague: see complications of Bubonic plague

Can anyone else get Bubonic plague?

More information: see contagiousness of Bubonic plague
Inheritance: see inheritance of Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bubonic plague.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bubonic plague.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bubonic plague: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bubonic plague.
Treatments for Bubonic plague: see treatments for Bubonic plague
Prevention of Bubonic plague: see prevention of Bubonic plague
Research for Bubonic plague: see research for Bubonic plague

Name and Aliases of Bubonic plague

Main name of condition: Bubonic plague

Class of Condition for Bubonic plague: bacterial

Other names or spellings for Bubonic plague:

Pneumonic plague, Septicemic plague, Plague, Black Death, Black Plague
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bubonic plague: Related Conditions

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