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).
Body lice can transmit endemic typhus, relapsing fever and trench fever, which plagued Napoleon's retreating army in Russia in 1812 and soldiers fighting in the trenches during the First World War.
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.
Murine typhus (endemic typhus) is a febrile illness caused by fleaborne Rickettsia typhi; it occurs mainly in environments where rats and humans live in close proximity.