Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

Tyfus, epidemisk lusburen

Engelsk definition

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.

Svenska synonymer

Inga svenska synonymer finns.

Engelska synonymer

Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus Louse-Borne Typhus, Epidemic Typhus, Epidemic Louse Borne Jail Fever Fever, Jail Epidemic Typhus Typhus, Epidemic Rickettsia prowazekii Infection Infection, Rickettsia prowazekii Rickettsia prowazekii Infections Louse-Borne Typhus Louse Borne Typhus Typhus, Louse-Borne Typhus Brill-Zinsser Disease Brill Zinsser Disease Brill Disease Brill's Disease Brills Disease