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    Typhus, also known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus, and murine typhus. Common symptoms include fever, headache, and a rash. Typically these begin one to two weeks after exposure. The diseases are caused by specific types of bacterial infection.

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  3. Feb 1, 2019 · Typhus is a disease caused by infection with one or more rickettsial bacteria. Fleas, mites (chiggers), lice, or ticks transmit it when they bite you.

  4. Sep 8, 2022 · Typhus is a disease caused by rickettsia or orientia bacteria. You can get it from infected mites, fleas, or lice. Modern hygiene has mostly stopped typhus, but it can still happen in places...

  5. Typhus, series of acute infectious diseases that appear with a sudden onset of headache, chills, fever, and general pains, proceed on the third to fifth day with a rash and toxemia (toxic substances in the blood), and terminate after two or three weeks. Learn more about typhus in this article.

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  6. Nov 13, 2020 · Typhus fevers are a group of diseases caused by bacteria that are spread to humans by fleas, lice, and chiggers. Typhus fevers include scrub typhus, murine typhus, and epidemic typhus.

  7. Jan 16, 2020 · Typhus is the term for a group of rare bacterial infections that people can contract after being bitten by an infected insect. Treatment for typhus typically involves antibiotic medications. In...

  8. Jul 17, 2023 · Typhus is a group of bacterial diseases caused by rickettsia bacteria infection. This zoonotic illness is transferred to humans by an infected animal, and typical carriers of the bacteria include fleas, mites, and lice.

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