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What is Murine typhus?

What is Murine typhus?

  • Murine typhus: An infectious condition which is characterized by a similar condition to that of typhus due to Rickettsia typhi.
  • Murine typhus: An infectious disease clinically similar to epidemic louse-borne typhus (TYPHUS, EPIDEMIC LOUSE-BORNE), but caused by RICKETTSIA TYPHI, which is transmitted from rat to man by the rat flea, Xenopsylla cheopis.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Murine typhus: acute infection caused by rickettsia and transmitted by the bite of an infected flea; characterized by fever and chills and muscle aches and a rash.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Murine typhus: Introduction

Types of Murine typhus:

Broader types of Murine typhus:

How serious is Murine typhus?

Complications of Murine typhus: see complications of Murine typhus

What causes Murine typhus?

Causes of Murine typhus: see causes of Murine typhus

What are the symptoms of Murine typhus?

Symptoms of Murine typhus: see symptoms of Murine typhus

Complications of Murine typhus: see complications of Murine typhus

Can anyone else get Murine typhus?

More information: see contagiousness of Murine typhus
Inheritance: see inheritance of Murine typhus

Murine typhus: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Murine typhus.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Murine typhus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Murine typhus: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Murine typhus.
Treatments for Murine typhus: see treatments for Murine typhus
Research for Murine typhus: see research for Murine typhus

Name and Aliases of Murine typhus

Main name of condition: Murine typhus

Other names or spellings for Murine typhus:

Rickettsia mooseri, Rickettsia typhi Source - Diseases Database

Rat typhus, Urban typhus, Endemic typhus
Source - WordNet 2.1

Murine typhus: Related Conditions

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