Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne


Brill Disease

Brill Zinsser Disease

Brill's Disease

Brill-Zinsser Disease

Brills Disease

Disease, Brill

Disease, Brill's

Disease, Brill-Zinsser

Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus

Epidemic Typhus

Fever, Jail

Fevers, Jail

Jail Fever

Jail Fevers

Louse-Borne Typhus, Epidemic


Typhus, Epidemic

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.