endemic typhus


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Related to endemic typhus: scrub typhus, epidemic typhus

endemic typhus

[en′dem·ik ′tī·fəs]
(medicine)
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This classic cycle is still the main cause of endemic typhus in some regions in Greece, United States (5).
Because the detachments moved from hamlet to hamlet, they were bound to enter endemic typhus areas and then take the microbes along with them.
Prevalence of rodent endemic typhus on the island of Maui.
Two cases of endemic typhus - a disease usually transmitted to humans by fleas from rats, opossums or other animals - occurred near Echo Park this year, county health officials said Wednesday.
For the first time this year in Los Angeles County, two cases of endemic typhus have been reported, public health officials said Friday.
Although most people would like to avoid rodents in their home, they surely want to avoid getting endemic typhus.