Reemergence of murine typhus in galveston, texas, usa, 2013

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Abstract

Twelve patients with murine typhus were identifed in Galveston, Texas, USA, in 2013. An isolate from 1 patient was confirmed to be Rickettsia typhi. Reemergence of murine typhus in Galveston emphasizes the importance of vector control and awareness of this disease by physicians and public health officials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)484-486
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

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Endemic Flea-Borne Typhus
Rickettsia typhi
Public Health
Physicians

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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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Reemergence of murine typhus in galveston, texas, usa, 2013. / Blanton, Lucas; Vohra, Rahat F.; Bouyer, Donald; Walker, David.

In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2015, p. 484-486.

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