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Published by Printed for the author in Middletown (Conn.) .
Written in English

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  • Typhus fever -- Connecticut -- Middletown

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Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Miner
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 49202
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14641434M

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Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or, The spotted-fever of New-England, as it appeared in the epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut. Typhus Syncopalis, Sinking Typhus, or the Spotted-Fever of New-England, as it appeared in the Epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or the spotted-fever of New-England: as it appeared in the epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut Author(s): Miner, Thomas, CLINICAL PRESENTATION. Rickettsial diseases are difficult to diagnose, even by health care providers experienced with these diseases. Most symptomatic rickettsial diseases cause moderate illness, but some Rocky Mountain and Brazilian spotted fevers, Mediterranean spotted fever, scrub typhus, and epidemic typhus may be fatal in 20%–60% of untreated cases.

Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or the spotted-fever of New-England, as it appeared in the epidemic of in Middletown, Connecticut. Miner, Thomas Miner, ThomasAuthor: Xiaoyan Bai.   Flea-borne (murine) typhus was a nationally notifiable disease from until During through the s, thousands of cases of flea-borne typhus were reported annually. Beginning in the s, cases of flea-borne typhus began to decline drastically, in part due to widespread advances in sanitation and pest management.   The occasion for differential diagnosis between typhus fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever has recently assumed importance. Although it is stated in current textbooks 1 that the likelihood of encountering both typhus and spotted fever in the same locality is extremely unlikely, newer studies have revealed that spotted fever is not localized in the Northwest but that a distinct variety is Cited by: 3.   Spotted fever typhus disappeared with vaccination and strict hygienic measures. Even to German WWII physicians spotted fever typhus was unknown. In the German army psychiatrist W. v. Baeyer* published a case report of 7 patients he had observed in a German military hospital during the campaign in the East.

Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or The spotted-fever of New-England, as it appeared in the epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut. (Middletown (Conn.) Printed for the author, ), by Thomas Miner (page images at HathiTrust). Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or the spotted-fever of New-England: as it appeared in the epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut. [Thomas Miner] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Typhus syncopalis, sinking typhus, or, The spotted-fever of New-England, as it appeared in the epidemic of , in Middletown, Connecticut. [Thomas Miner] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.   Rickettsia typhi antigens cross-react with closely related typhus group Rickettsia species (i.e. R. prowazekii). While cross-reactivity among different typhus group species may be more pronounced, cross-reaction with spotted fever group Rickettsia also has been reported. Because of this cross-reactivity, IFA cannot provide species-specific results.