"Scrub Typhus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Scrub Typhus
- Typhus, Scrub
- Tsutsugamushi Fever
- Fever, Tsutsugamushi
- Fevers, Tsutsugamushi
- Tsutsugamushi Fevers
- Tsutsugamushi Disease
- Disease, Tsutsugamushi
- Diseases, Tsutsugamushi
- Tsutsugamushi Diseases
- Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection
- Infection, Orientia tsutsugamushi
- Infections, Orientia tsutsugamushi
- Orientia tsutsugamushi Infections
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