Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne

Known as: Epidemic Louse-borne typhus, Classical Typhus fever, TABARDILLO 
The classic form of typhus, caused by RICKETTSIA PROWAZEKII, which is transmitted from man to man by the louse Pediculus humanus corporis. This… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
As an obligatory parasite of humans, the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) is an important vector for human diseases… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Until the year 2000, only three Rickettsia species were known in South America: (i) Rickettsia rickettsii, transmitted by the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A diagnostic microarray was used to characterise a collection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Because of the increasing ease and affordability of air travel and mobility of people, airborne, food-borne, vector-borne, and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Pulsed-fieldgel electrophoresis (PFGE) is the most common genotypic method used in reference and clinical laboratories for typing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A multilocus sequence typing (MLST) scheme has been developed for Staphylococcus aureus. The sequences of internal fragments of… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus, is a strict human parasite, living and multiplying in clothing. Louse infestation is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND After a 12-year absence, epidemic typhus has re-emerged among the displaced population of Burundi. Following the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We describe here the complete genome sequence (1,111,523 base pairs) of the obligate intracellular parasite Rickettsia prowazekii… (More)
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Highly Cited
1950
Highly Cited
1950
Rickettsiae of epidemic typhus fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever have been microscopically localized and identified in… (More)
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