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Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

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Description of Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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