Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case SeriesVolume 3 Issue 5

Epidemiology and Clinical Features of Scrub Typhus Patients in North India: A Retrospective Case Series

Rajeev Upreti1*, Swati Kapoor2, Dinesh Srivastava2 and Monica Mahajan2

1GP Registrar, UHL, Leicester, UK (Previously in Max Healthcare, New Delhi, India)
2Department of Internal Medicine, Max Healthcare Institute LTD, Saket, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Rajeev Upreti, GP Registrar, UHL, Leicester, UK (Previously in Max Healthcare, New Delhi, India).

Received: March 10, 2022; Published: April 05, 2022

Abstract

Rickettsiosis, also called Rickettsial infection, is a zoonosis characterized by acute febrile illness. The causative organism is an obligate intracellular gram negative bacterium belonging to the genera Rickettsia, Orientia, Ehrlichia, Neorickettsia, or Anaplasma. Scrub typhus is the most common rickettsiosis prevalent in India [1].

Keywords: Rickettsiosis; Rickettsial Infection; Scrub Typhus; Eschar

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Citation: Rajeev Upreti., et al. “Epidemiology and Clinical Features of Scrub Typhus Patients in North India: A Retrospective Case Series". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.5 (2022): 05-10.

Copyright: © 2022 Rajeev Upreti., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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