• Typhus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhus Typhus is any of several similar diseases caused by Rickettsia bacteria. [1] The name comes from the Greek typhos (τύφος) meaning smoky or hazy, describing the ...
  • Typhus: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

    www.healthline.com/health/typhus Typhus is a disease caused by an infection with the Rickettsia bacteria. Fleas, mites (chiggers), lice, or ticks transmit it when they bite you.
  • Typhus | definition of typhus by Medical dictionary

    medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/typhus Typhus Definition Several different illnesses are called "typhus," all of them caused by one of the bacteria in the family Rickettsiae. Each illness occurs when the ...
    • Typhus: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

      www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001363.htm Typhus is caused by 2 types of bacteria: Rickettsia typhi or Rickettsia prowazekii. Rickettsia typhi causes endemic or murine typhus. Endemic typhus is ...
    • Typhus: Get Treatment and Vaccine Information

      www.medicinenet.com/typhus/article.htm Typhus is a disease caused by bacteria. Get information about typhus causes, symptoms, history, treatment, diagnosis, prevention and prognosis.
    • Typhus - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Typhus - NY Times ...

      www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/typhus/overview.html Back to TopCauses. Typhus is caused by one of two types of bacteria: Rickettsia typhi or Rickettsia prowazekii. Rickettsia typhi causes murine or endemic typhus.
    • Typhus, disease information, NCID, CDC

      www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/submenus/sub_typhus.htm Infectious Disease Information: Typhus (Epidemic Typhus, Murine Typhus, Scrub Typhus, Tick Typhus)
    • Typhus | Health and Human Services | AustinTexas.gov - The ...

      www.austintexas.gov/department/typhus Typhus prevention is directly related to flea control. The Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit monitors the incidence of confirmed and probable typhus cases ...
    • typhus | disease | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/typhus Typhus, epidemic typhus; Rickettsia prowazekii AP Images series of acute infectious disease s that appear with a sudden onset of headache, chills, fever, and general ...
    • Epidemic typhus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epidemic_typhus Epidemic typhus is thus found most frequently during times of war and deprivation. For example, typhus killed hundreds of thousands of prisoners in Nazi concentration ...