typhus fever


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to typhus fever: typhoid fever, trench fever

typhus fever

(1) Rocky Mountain spotted fever, see there.
(2) Tick-borne typhus.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first concerned the discovery of typhus fever on board the immigrant ship William Rodger after the ship had anchored in Darling Harbour on 26 September 1838.
Other diseases reported on a weekly basis during 1946 included amebiasis, murine typhus fever, and tularemia; during the past 10 years, these three conditions were deleted from the nationally notifiable disease list and are no longer routinely reported to CDC.
Typhus survivors in Mexico are at risk for relapsing typhus fever and are potential sources for typhus outbreaks.
Rickettsia, a genus that includes the causative agents for spotted fever rickettsioses and typhus fever, comprises obligate intracellular bacteria (1).
A strain of endemic typhus fever virus isolated from a house mouse (Mus musculus musculus).
typhi IgG and probably represent cross-reactivity, which can occur within and between the typhus fever and spotted fever groups (6).
Varieties of typhus virus and the epidemiology of the American form of European typhus fever.
Despite the unwieldy subtitle "Being a study in biography, which, after twelve preliminary chapters indispensable for the preparation of the lay reader, deals with the life history of TYPHUS FEVER," Rats, Lice and History became an international critical and commercial success.
The low proportion of children in our study suggests that severity of the clinical manifestations may be age-dependent, as has been documented for Rocky Mountain spotted fever and louse-borne typhus fever (29).