ID#: 18841
Description: Caption:
This patient was photographed in Guatemala, Central America, exhibiting a condition known as typhus ulcerations of lower back and right hip, which was determined to be due to a case of typhus fever, also referred to as epidemic louse-borne typhus, caused by the bacterium, Rickettsia prowazekii.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (18.35 MB)
Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. D.S. Martin
Creation Date:
Photo Credit:
Links:
Categories:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

MeSH
Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.