Disease Information for Typhus reactivated/Brill-Zinsser dis.

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Fever and Rash
Hemorrhagic rash
Hemorrhagic/Confluent ecchymotic rash
Purpura
Purpura, Generalized
Rash
Arthritis with Fever
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Relapsing
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Spread via blood/needles/shared needles
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Jewish population
Middle Eastern Population
Past History
Past History/Typhus
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Serum specific antibodies increased
Microlab/OX-19 antibodies
Microlab/Rickettsia prowazecki culture isolate
Microlab/Rickettsial Fluorescein-labeled assay/abnormal
Microlab/Weil-Felix/OX-19 titer increase/four fold
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
Platelet count (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Febrile Agglutinins (Lab)
OX-K antibodies (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anemia
Malaria
Associated Disease & Complications
Rickettsial disease/Rickettsiosis
Typhus/reactivated (Brill-Zinsser dis)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Epidemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Intracellular organism pathophysiology
AGENT/Laboratory/biologics contagious agent/dangerous
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Rickettsia (category)
AGENT/Sporadic infectious/cases reported
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Blood-bourne pathogen potential
Pathophysiology/Carrier state occurs
Pathophysiology/Capillarities/Micro hemorrhagic process
Pathophysiology/Infectious vasculitis/capillaritis
Process
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Brill, BRILL DIS, Brill Disease, BRILL ZINSSER DIS, Brill Zinsser disease, Brill Zinsser disease (disorder), BRILLS DIS, Brills Disease, Brill's Disease, Disease Brill, Disease Brill Zinsser, Disease Brill's, prowazekii Rickettsia prowazekii typhus recrudescent (Brill Zinsser), recrudescent (Brill Zinsser) typhus, recrudescent (Brill Zinsser) typhus due to Rickettsia prowazekii, Recrudescent typhus, Recrudescent typhus (Brill's disease), Recrudescent typhus due to Rickettsia prowazekii, Recrudescent typhus fever, Rickettsia prowazekii typhus recrudescent (Brill Zinsser), TYPHUS RECRUDESCENT, typhus recrudescent (Brill Zinsser), typhus recrudescent (Brill Zinsser) due to Rickettsia prowazekii, typhus Rickettsia prowazekii recrudescent (Brill Zinsser), Zinsser, Synonym/Brill's disease, Synonym/Brill-Zinssers disease, Synonym/Typhus, recrudescent
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Minocycline (Minocin)
Other Treatments
TX/Delousing preventive
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition
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