High yield: vector borne infectious diseases

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Note:

  • Lice causes epidemic typhus (R.prowazeckii)
  • Flea causes endemic (murine) typhus (R.tyhi)
    ** R.ricketsii: RMSF
    O.tsutsugamushi: scrub typhus

Adapted from  Major vector-borne diseases and their control http://www.bvsde.paho.org/texcom/desastres/oxfdispr/cap2.pdf

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