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2017 Jun 01

J Infect Dev Ctries



Clinical manifestations and treatment outcomes of scrub typhus in a rural health care facility on the Thailand-Myanmar border.


Brummaier T, Kittitrakul C, Choovichian V, Lawpoolsri S, Namaik-Larp C, Wattanagoon Y
J Infect Dev Ctries. 2017 Jun 01; 11(5):407-413.
PMID: 30943177.


Scrub typhus is endemic in rural Southeast Asia. The district of Umphang in northwestern Thailand is a prototype environment for this disease. We report the clinical manifestations and outcomes of patients diagnosed with scrub typhus in this area.