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Orientia tsutsugamushi

Introduction: Orientia tsutsugamushi

Description of Orientia tsutsugamushi

Orientia tsutsugamushi: An acute infectious disease caused by ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI. It is limited to eastern and southeastern Asia, India, northern Australia, and the adjacent islands. Characteristics include the formation of a primary cutaneous lesion at the site of the bite of an infected mite, fever lasting about two weeks, and a maculopapular rash.
Source: Diseases Database

Orientia tsutsugamushi: A gram-negative, rod-shaped to coccoid bacterium. It is the etiologic agent of SCRUB TYPHUS in humans and is transmitted by mites from rodent reservoirs.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Orientia tsutsugamushi

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Orientia tsutsugamushi

The following list attempts to classify Orientia tsutsugamushi into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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