Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Bacterial infections Rickettsia prowazekii Louse - borne disease, ( Pediculushumanuscorporis ) when the contaminated louse faces is rubbed through the minute abrasions caused by scratching. From 10 to 14 days Na Onset is abrupt, with generalized myalgias , chills, fever and headache. Other symptomssuch as gastrointestinal complaints, weakness, cough and meningismus. One of the hallmarks of epidemictyphus, skin rash , usually appears from 4 to 7 days after onset characteristically first on the trunk and later spreads to the extremities. The patient becomes stuporous and delirious to wards the second week and develops the cloudy state of consciousness in the disease . Onset is abrupt, with generalized myalgias , chills, fever and headache. Other symptomssuch as gastrointestinal complaints, weakness, cough and meningismus. One of the hallmarks of epidemictyphus, skin rash , usually appears from 4 to 7 days after onset characteristically first on the trunk and later spreads to the extremities. The patient becomes stuporous and delirious to wards the second week and develops the cloudy state of consciousness in the disease General measures such as control of vectors and animal reservoirs