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typhus

(Science: disease, microbiology) An acute infectious disease characterised by high fever, a skin eruption and severe headache. In the past, typhus has been a disease of war, famine or catastrophe, being spread by lice, ticks or fleas. The infecting organism is rickettsia prowazekii, sensitive to sulpha drugs or tetracycline.


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The Fiber Disease

... like it's time to hand out pamphlets like south said...put them on cars at mall and stuff..... tamtam, once infected by this (if it is murine typhus) one cannot get it again.,l....also, today I read somewhere that it is the Epstein Barr virus. tell me about the ability for this cloned vector ...

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by London
Tue Sep 12, 2006 12:20 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... ame >>>>>then, that is another name for AIDS. Oh hell yeah, I think they are involved (the wasp) but if it did cause this murine Typhus in me> well it showed up 12 mo. lATER, NOt THE ususal 6 days,,,,,, My left forearm is still broke out....How can an insect do my arm like ...

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by London
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:17 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... in the virulent plants, then to us.....but just yesterday, I saw again, the title to an article that said the disease outbrake in Texas was Murine Typhus....aka Cat-scratch Disease or call it trench fever. Now, the CDC says all three of those are simply another name for late stage HIV. But, when ...

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by London
Sat Sep 09, 2006 7:59 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Medecine, 13385 Marseille, France. Body lice are vectors of three bacteria which cause human disease: Rickettsia prowazekii, the agent of epidemic typhus; Bartonella quintana, the agent of trench fever; and Borrelia recurrentis, the agent of relapsing fever. A recrudescence of body lice is being ...

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by London
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:25 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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