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
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 .
Keywords: Rickettsiosis; Rickettsial Infection; Scrub Typhus; Eschar
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