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TYPHUS

group of acute, arthropod borne infections caused by rickettsiae; includes epidemic (classic or louse-borne) typhus, its recrudescent form, and murine (endemic or flea-borne) typhus; all are characterized by severe headache, chills, high fever, stupor, and rash. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
11976
Concept ID:
C0041471
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Louse-borne typhus

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. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21744
Concept ID:
C0041473
Disease or Syndrome
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Lice Infestations

Parasitic attack or subsistence on the skin by members of the order Phthiraptera, especially on humans by Pediculus humanus of the family Pediculidae. The hair of the head, eyelashes, and pubis is a frequent site of infestation. (From Dorland, 28th ed; Stedman, 26th ed) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
18339
Concept ID:
C0030756
Disease or Syndrome
4.

Brill-Zinsser disease

MedGen UID:
830935
Concept ID:
CN207496
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Brill-Zinsser disease

MedGen UID:
2730
Concept ID:
C0006181
Disease or Syndrome

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