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    Typhus Professional

    Typhus, Synonyms: epidemic typhus, rickettsaemia, louse-borne typhus, classical typhus, jail fever, recrudescent typhus (Brill-Zinsser...

    Tick-borne Encephalitis and Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccination Professional

    Tick-borne Encephalitis and Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccination, This disease is notifiable in the UK, see NOIDs article for more detail. Tick-borne enc...

    Scrub Typhus Professional

    Scrub Typhus, An infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi - a small intracellular bacterium related to the family of Rickettsiaceae - the organism is classified on its own and not with ot...

    Tick-borne Encephalitis Immunisation Conditions

    Tick-borne Encephalitis Immunisation, What is tick-borne encephalitis? TBE is caused by a virus. It is usually spread by bites from ticks which are infected with the virus.

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Synonyms: Relapsing fever borreliosis, louse-borne relapsing fever (LBRF, also known as epidemic relapsing fever), tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF, also known as e...

    Pubic and Body Lice Professional

    Complications The body louse acts as a vector for trench fever, epidemic typhus and relapsing fever [ 12 ] . Prognosis Treatments are very effective in kil...

    Diagnosing the Tropical Traveller Professional

    Forms include epidemic typhus, endemic typhus and scrub typhus. Rocky Mountain spotted fever: This is the most lethal rickettsial condition in mainlan...

    Encephalitis Professional

    Rickettsial: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, endemic typhus, epidemic typhus, Q fever, human monocytic ehrlichiosis. Fungal: cryptococcosis, coccidiomycosis, histoplasmosis...

    Dengue Professional

    Typhoid fever . Typhus . Scrub typhus . HIV seroconversion. Infectious mononucleosis . Coxsackievirus  and other enteroviruses.

    Dengue Conditions

    How does a dengue epidemic occur? Dengue epidemics occur when many infected people are close together in an area where there are many biting Aedes mosquitoes.

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention

    Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers Professional

    Typhoid fever . Typhus . Scrub typhus . HIV seroconversion. Infectious mononucleosis . Coxsackievirus  and other enteroviruses.

    Ross River Virus Infection Professional

    This leads to an increase in mosquito numbers. [ 4 ] A similar mosquito-borne alphavirus, the Barmah Forest virus (BFV), is the second most common mosquito-borne disease in Austr...

    Rigors Professional

    Lyme disease . Louse-borne relapsing fever (endemic in Ethiopia). GI Gastroenteritis. Acute cholangitis . [ 7 ] Ulcerative colitis . [ 20 ] Drug rea...

    Rubella Professional

    It is transmitted as airborne droplets between close contacts (unlike most togaviruses which are arthropod-borne). The incubation period is 14-21 days with patients being infectious for up...

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Professional

    However, although there can be some symptom overlap, typhus, and the related condition scrub typhus, are completely separate diseases. Typhoid fever Is caused by a Gram-...

    Cholera and Cholera Vaccination Professional

    Cholera is a water-borne infection caught through ingestion of faecally contaminated water or shellfish. Person-to-person spread via the faeco-oral route can also occur.

    Zika Virus Professional

    Zika virus is a mosquito-borne infection. It was originally described in Africa in 1947 but is currently spreading rapidly through the Americas.

    Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease) Professional

    Differential diagnosis The diagnosis of leptospirosis requires a high degree of clinical suspicion because the disease's numerous manifestations can mimic other tropical infections or other non...

    Hantavirus Infection Professional

    During World War II outbreaks of nephritis among German troops on the Eastern front and in Finland, where hantaviruses are endemic, were classified as rodent-borne. During the Korean War (...

    Pubic and Body Lice Conditions

    A female louse can lay up to 300 eggs in her lifetime of 1-3 months. Pubic lice live in hairy areas of the body.

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