What is Typhus?

Typhus is any of several similar diseases caused by Rickettsia bacteria. Typhus is a bacterial disease spread by lice or fleas.

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Dear, we have typhus infected patient. Just need to know what normal environment or room temperature the patient should be advisable to stay with....

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in typhus fever will be rising rapidly to 38.8 C - 40.0 C
Pt is advisable to stay at optimum room temperature
regarding CNS Lesion only 12% of...

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my age is 29 yrs recently I was suffered viral infection & in my blood test my esr is 42mm. And in WEIL felix test is positive as Proteus 0 * 2 --...

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Thanks for using Healthcaremagic,
You have suffered a fever and if this test was ordered is for Rickettsia which causes Typhus,Scrub Typhus and...

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Am I affected by typhus?? Yesterday I checked the blood and is the result of Hemoglobin: 14.3 Erythrocytes: 4, 29jt: 4.980 eosinophils are...

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I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- http://bit.ly/Dr-Prasad-Akole) and am glad to address to your...

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