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Scrub Typhus

Spring 2020

Crecelius EM, Burnett MW. 20(1). 120 - 122. (Journal Article)


Scrub typhus, also known as tsutsugamushi disease, is caused by Orientia sp. and approximately 1 million new cases are reported annually. This article discusses the importance of scrub typhus and its clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Keywords: tsutsugamushi disease; scrub typhus; Orientia sp; illness, febrile

PMID: 32203616

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