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Scrub typhus

Scrub typhus: Introduction

Scrub typhus: Type of typhus usually caught from ticks. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Scrub typhus is available below.

Symptoms of Scrub typhus

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Scrub typhus: Complications

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Causes of Scrub typhus

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Disease Topics Related To Scrub typhus

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Misdiagnosis and Scrub typhus

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Scrub typhus

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Research about Scrub typhus

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Clinical Trials for Scrub typhus

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Scrub typhus: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Scrub typhus:

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)

Transmitted by larval mites and widespread in Asia - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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