Accession Number : ADA019033

Title :   Clinical and Epidemiological Studies on Rickettsial Infections in Ethiopia.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,

Corporate Author : MARYLAND UNIV BALTIMORE DEPT OF MICROBIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Wisseman,Charles L. , Jr

Report Date : 01 OCT 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Contents: Ethiopian Studies: The Ecology of Murine Typhus -- Areas and habitats studied, Mammals collected, Ectoparasites, Serological data on murine typhus infection in rodents, R. mooseri infection in fleas, and R. mooseri infection in ticks, mites, and lice; The Ecology of Spotted Fever and Other Rickettsial Infections -- Infections of the spotted fever group, and Chigger-borne rickettsiosis; Implications of the Zoogeographical Findings; and Clinical Studies on Epidemic Typhus; Studies Undertaken Originally when in Cairo, Egypt -- Background; Results; and Extrapolation; Summary of Progress Report -- Field Studies on Rickettsial Infections, and Clinical Studies on Epidemic Typhus.

Descriptors :   *Rickettsia, *Ethiopia, *Epidemiology, Microbiology, Clinical medicine, Infectious diseases, Ecology, Disease vectors, Egypt, Chemotherapy, Ectoparasites, Rats, Mice, Antigens and antibodies, Mammals, Siphonaptera, Ticks, Mites, Lice, Typhus rickettsiae, Antibiotics, Serodiagnosis, Life cycles, Domestic animals, Reservoirs, Prophylaxis, Laboratory tests

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE