Disease Information for Trench fever

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Characteristic breath odor
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Arthritis with Fever
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Louse bites/vector
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bartonella/rickettsia quintana isolation
Microlab/Rickettsia quintana
Microlab/Rochalimaea isolates/now Bartonella species
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Peliosis hepaticus
Trench fever
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Intracellular organism pathophysiology
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Synonyms
Synonym
E 219 TRENCH FEVER, febris quintana, Febris quintata, Fever due to Bartonella quintana, Fever due to Rochalimaea quintana, FEVER FIVE DAY, FEVER MEUSE, fever quintan, FEVER SHIN BONE, fever trench, fever trench fever, FEVER VOLHYNIAN, fever wolhynian, Fevers Trench, Five day fever, His Werner, HIS WERNER DISEASE, quintan fever, quintana febris, Rochalimaea quintana infection, trench fever, Trench fever (disorder), trench fever fever, Trench Fevers, wolhynian fever, Synonym/Five-day fever, Synonym/Meuse fever, Synonym/Quintan fever, Synonym/Shin bone fever, Synonym/Volhynian fever
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)
RX/Doxycycline
RX/Doxycyline (Vibramycin)
RX/Tetracycline (Achromycin)
Definition

An intermittent fever characterized by intervals of chills, fever, and splenomegaly each of which may last as long as 40 hours. It is caused by BARTONELLA QUINTANA and transmitted by the human louse.

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