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Resurgence of Scrub Typhus: An Overview

Suvendu Jana, Poulami Karmakar, Partha S Karmakar

Keywords : Disseminated vasculitis, Eschar, Typhus, Trombiculid mite, Tsusugamushi triangle

Citation Information : Jana S, Karmakar P, Karmakar PS. Resurgence of Scrub Typhus: An Overview. Bengal Physician Journal 2021; 8 (2):45-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10070-7051

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 19-09-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Scrub typhus is a widely neglected disease, which is gaining global momentum because of its resurgence patterns. The disease is now being reported in newer regions as well aspreviously endemic areas, being called as “tsutsugamushi triangle.” Typhus is a Greek word meaning fever with stupor.

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