Murine (endemic) typhus

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Murine (endemic) typhus is a rickettsial disease with a worldwide distribution. The etiologic agent, Rickettsia typhi, is harbored by rodents and transmitted to humans by fleas. The disease occurs in epidemics and may be clinically mild, although it can cause severe and fatal cases. Recent outbreaks have been reported in China, Kuwait, Thailand, and Australia. Cases in the United States have diminished, with the highest number reported in Los Angeles and Orange County, California, and South and Central Texas....

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

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Endemic Flea-Borne Typhus
Rickettsia typhi
Kuwait
Siphonaptera
Los Angeles
Thailand
Disease Outbreaks
Rodentia
China

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Knoop, F. C. (2011). Murine (endemic) typhus. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-3). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60901-8

Murine (endemic) typhus. / Knoop, Floyd C.

xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., 2011. p. 1-3.

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Knoop, FC 2011, Murine (endemic) typhus. in xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60901-8
Knoop FC. Murine (endemic) typhus. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc. 2011. p. 1-3 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60901-8
Knoop, Floyd C. / Murine (endemic) typhus. xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., 2011. pp. 1-3
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