typhus fever

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Synonyms for typhus fever

rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever

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Already exhausted from myocardial typhus fever, Dr Avram Jozef Vinaver contracted malaria and died in Gevgelia.
So, a differential of dengue and typhus fever was considered.
An elder friend of his, who had also been given his freedom, however, began shivering with a typhus fever just outside the facility.
MacKenzie, 'Some practical considerations in the control of louse-borne typhus fever in Great Britain in the light of experience in Russia, Poland, Rumania and China', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine 35 (1942), 144.
Flying squirrels carry Rickettsia prowazeki, which is associated with typhus fever.
They could, however, be carriers of an infectious (communicable) disease such as smallpox, cholera or typhus fever that could devastate Sydney's population.
Flying squirrels: Flying squirrels carry Rickettsia prowazeki, which is associated with typhus fever.
It was the final resting place of Bishop Riddell, the cathedral's first parish priest, in 1847, and Father Fletcher, an assistant priest, in 1848, who died from the typhus fever that swept through Newcastle.
In all tables, leprosy is listed as Hansen disease, and tickborne typhus fever is listed as Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF).
TYPHUS FEVER is an infective disease caused by tiny organisms (rickettsia) which are halfway between bacteria and viruses.
which had successfully kept the southeastern states malaria-free during World War II and, for approximately one year, from murine typhus fever.
Kelly says rats carry many diseases, including Marine typhus fever, leptospirosis, infectious jaundice, rat bite fever, trichinosisand, as mammals, are susceptible to rabies, although rats and other small rodents rarely pass it on and none has been documented in the area.
Nathan Smith helped found Yale's medical school and wrote a treatise on typhus fever.
Typhus fever, a predominant illness among World War II concentration-camp prisoners, is usually not fataltoday, although its symptoms (headache, fever and muscle aches) can be extremely discomforting.
Serological evidence for wide distribution of spotted fever and typhus fever in Tamil Nadu.