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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 encepha...

    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, You should consider being immunised against tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) before you travel to certain countries in Europe and Asia. Check with...

    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...

    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.

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention

    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...

    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.

    Encephalitis Professional

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

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Conditions

    The name typhoid means "resembling typhus". However, although there can be some similar symptoms, typhus is a completely separate disease.

    Head Lice and Nits Conditions

    So the only way of telling for sure whether you have head lice is to see a live louse. If someone has quite a lot of lice, you may sometimes be able to see them just by looking through their ...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment Prevention

    Bornholm Disease Conditions

    Other names for Bornholm disease are epidemic pleurodynia or epidemic myalgia. What are the symptoms of Bornholm disease? The main symptom is pain in the lower part of the ch...

    Dengue Professional

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

    Cholera Immunisation Conditions

    You can prevent getting cholera and other water-borne infections by avoiding contaminated water and having good personal and food hygiene. What is cholera?

    Travel Vaccinations Conditions

    They include: Insect-borne conditions such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and Zika virus. Diseases acquired from eating and drinking, such as hepatitis A and traveller's ...

    Yellow Fever Immunisation Conditions

    Secondly it is to protect local populations from catching yellow fever from you, leading to an epidemic. Some countries are theoretically in danger of epidemics, as they have the rig...

    Ebola Conditions

    This risk was greater for travellers from West Africa (particularly Sierra Leone) during the 2014-2016 epidemic. That epidemic is now over and the countries where it occurred have de...

    Encephalitis Conditions

    Elsewhere in the world, other viruses can cause encephalitis after bites by insects such as mosquitoes (Japanese B encephalitis virus, West Nile virus) or ticks (Central European tick-borne v...

    Whooping Cough Conditions

    This led to two further epidemics. Each epidemic affected an estimated 400,000 children. Immunisation rates then went up again and most children are now immunised.

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