Murine typhus

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Murine typhus
Classification and external resources

Murine Typhus is a disease spread by fleas.[1] It is also called endemic typhus. It is a type of typhus.[1] Sometimes this disease is mistaken for a viral infection because the symptoms are similar. Murine Typhus is treated with antibiotics.

Symptoms are:

Most people recover fully but death can occur in the elderly.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1130. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.