Laboratory acquired murine typhus - A case report

A. Norazah, A. Mazlah, Y. M. Cheong, Mohamed Kamel Abdul Ghani

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Abstract

A 34-year-old laboratory worker developed murine typhus after an accidental splashing of Rickettsia typhi over her right eye and lips. Indirect immunoperoxidase test showed a four-fold increase in titre to Rickettsia typhi. She responded well to doxycycline.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalMedical Journal of Malaysia
Volume50
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Rickettsia typhi
Endemic Flea-Borne Typhus
Doxycycline
Lip

Keywords

  • laboratory acquired infection
  • murine typhus

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  • Medicine(all)

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Norazah, A., Mazlah, A., Cheong, Y. M., & Abdul Ghani, M. K. (1995). Laboratory acquired murine typhus - A case report. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 50(2), 177-179.

Laboratory acquired murine typhus - A case report. / Norazah, A.; Mazlah, A.; Cheong, Y. M.; Abdul Ghani, Mohamed Kamel.

In: Medical Journal of Malaysia, Vol. 50, No. 2, 1995, p. 177-179.

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Norazah, A, Mazlah, A, Cheong, YM & Abdul Ghani, MK 1995, 'Laboratory acquired murine typhus - A case report', Medical Journal of Malaysia, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 177-179.
Norazah, A. ; Mazlah, A. ; Cheong, Y. M. ; Abdul Ghani, Mohamed Kamel. / Laboratory acquired murine typhus - A case report. In: Medical Journal of Malaysia. 1995 ; Vol. 50, No. 2. pp. 177-179.
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