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

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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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