S. E. DOOLITTLE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A very interesting chapter has been added recently to our knowledge of a world-wide communicable disease, typhus fever. The investigations conducted in the southeastern United States, by members of the United States Public Health Service and by others, have proved that the form of typhus prevalent in this country is a disease separate and distinct from Old World or epidemic typhus. Reports from various parts of the United States and from other countries show large and apparently increasing incidence of the milder endemic form of typhus fever. This, of course, may be merely due to greater awareness on the
DOOLITTLE SE. ENDEMIC TYPHUS FEVER IN HAWAII1. Ann Intern Med. 1941;14:2091–2114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-11-2091
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(11):2091-2114.
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