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typhus US English

An infectious disease caused by rickettsiae, characterized by a purple rash, headaches, fever, and usually delirium, and historically a cause of high mortality during wars and famines. There are several forms, transmitted by vectors such as lice, ticks, mites, and rat fleas

mite typhus US English

= mite-borne typhus.

murine typhus US English

A relatively mild, usually flea-borne form of typhus caused by Rickettsia typhi, of which rats are the major natural reservoir (also called endemic typhus). Also (occasionally): infection of a rat or other mammal by R. typhi.

scrub typhus US English

A rickettsial disease transmitted to humans by mites and found in parts of eastern Asia

typhus louse US English

A louse (capable of) carrying typhus; specifically the human body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus.

mite-borne typhus in mite-borne US English

Carried or transmitted by mites; specifically in mite-borne typhus (also mite-borne typhus fever), scrub typhus, which is transmitted by trombiculid mites.