typhus fever


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typhus fever

(1) Rocky Mountain spotted fever, see there.
(2) Tick-borne typhus.
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In 1853 this was twenty-one days for smallpox and fourteen days for 'ship fever' and in 1883, twenty-one days for smallpox, typhus fever and 'relapsing fevers', ten days for cholera and yellow fever and at the discretion of the Health Officer in most other cases.
Typhus survivors in Mexico are at risk for relapsing typhus fever and are potential sources for typhus outbreaks.
typhi IgG and probably represent cross-reactivity, which can occur within and between the typhus fever and spotted fever groups (6).
Fluorescent antibody methods in the differentiation of murine and epidemic typhus fever: specific changes resulting from previous immunization.
Endemic (murine) typhus fever. Clinical observations of 180 cases.
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).
1994 AIDS(*) 61,173 Anthrax - Botulism: Foodborne 45 Infant 66 Other 7 Brucellosis 71 Cholera 11 Congenital rubella syndrome 3 Diphtheria 1 Encephalitis, post-infectious 91 Gonorrhea 314,666 Haemophilus Influenzae (invasive disease)(dagger) 934 Hansen Disease 94 Leptospirosis 26 Lyme Disease 8,895 Measles: imported 171 indigenous 680 Plague 14 Poliomyelitis, Paralytic(section) 1 Psittacosis 30 Rabies, human 1 Syphilis, primary & secondary 17,203 Syphillis, congenital, age < 1 year(paragraph) 1,123 Tetanus 28 Toxic shock syndrome 148 Trichinosis 29 Tuberculosis 17,571 Tularemia 76 Typhoid fever 353 Typhus fever, tickborne (RMSF) 375 (*) Updated monthly to the Division of HIV/AIDS, National Center for Infectious; last update September 27, 1994.
Fear, stigmatization, and discrimination plagued Russian Jewish immigrants when the 1892 outbreaks of typhus fever and cholera in New York City were traced to Russian Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe (8).
1990 AIDS 33,953 Anthrax - Botulism: Foodbore 16 Infant 47 Other 5 Brucellosis 68 Cholera 4 Congenital rubella syndrome 3 Diphtheria 3 Encephalitis, post-infectious 79 Gonorrhea: civilian 534,788 military 7,109 Leprosy 166 Leptospirosis 45 Measles: imported 1,068 indigenous 22,515 Plaque 2 Poliomyelitis, Paralytic * - Psittacosis 91 Rabies, human 1 Syphilis: civilian 38,399 military 196 Syphilis, congenital, age < 1 year 685 Tetanus 47 Toxic shock syndrome 243 Trichinosis 22 Tuberculosis 18,566 Tularemia 118 Typhoid fever 406 Typhus fever, tickborne (RMSF) 563 (*) Three cases of suspected poliomyelitis have been reported in 1990; five of 13 suspected cases in 1989 were confirmed and all were vaccine-associated.
In March 2002, typhus fever was diagnosed in two patients residing in West Virginia and Georgia.