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To: Stoutcat

Is there a form of typhoid spread by lice?


2 posted on 08/27/2010 10:11:59 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: SMARTY

Typhus.

Rickettsia typhi

Rickettsia prowazekii


3 posted on 08/27/2010 10:23:14 AM PDT by SargeK
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To: Stoutcat

It would be far worse if diversity became a casualty in the war against deadly diseases. /s


4 posted on 08/27/2010 10:23:44 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: SMARTY
Evidently not. Typhus can be spread by lice, typhoid, no. LINK
5 posted on 08/27/2010 10:24:22 AM PDT by Stoutcat
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To: SMARTY

Typhoid fever is actually a type of salmonella infection.

S. enterica serotype Typhi


6 posted on 08/27/2010 10:26:11 AM PDT by SargeK
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To: SMARTY
No. However, if I recall Typhus is spread by certain types of lice.

Diseases are coming to America that we will not believe. The coming massive infections will be due to the strength brought to us by "Our Diversity."

8 posted on 08/27/2010 10:27:54 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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