What Is Murine Typhus (Flea-Borne Typhus)? Topic Guide

Murine Typhus (Flea-Borne Typhus) Murine Typhus (Flea-Borne Typhus): A bacteria called Rickettsia typhi causes murine typhus. Endemic typhus and flea-borne typhus are other names for murine typhus. Signs and symptoms of murine typhus include fever, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, rash, and body aches. The antibiotic doxycycline is an effective treatment for murine typhus.

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permethrin topical Permethrin Topical

Permethrin is an anti-parasite medication...learn more »

doxycycline Doxycycline

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body...learn more »