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Typhus, Endemic Flea-Borne MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Typhus, Endemic Flea-Borne
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.789.725.800
C01.920.914.725.800
Unique ID
D014437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014437
Scope Note
An infectious disease clinically similar to epidemic louse-borne typhus (TYPHUS, EPIDEMIC LOUSE-BORNE), but caused by RICKETTSIA TYPHI, which is transmitted from rat to man by the rat flea, XENOPSYLLA CHEOPIS.
Entry Term(s)
Endemic Typhus
Murine Typhus
Murine Typhus Infection
Rickettsia typhi Infection
Typhus, Murine
NLM Classification #
WC 615
Public MeSH Note
77; was TYPHUS, MURINE 1963-76
Online Note
use TYPHUS, ENDEMIC FLEA-BORNE to search TYPHUS, MURINE 1966-76
History Note
77; was TYPHUS, MURINE 1963-76
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Typhus, Endemic Flea-Borne Preferred
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