Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Scrub Typhus



Address:   Ms. Sneha R Dubey
Suretech College of Nursing, Nagpur
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00066.8

ABSTRACT:
Scrub typhus or bush typhus is a form of typhus caused by the intracellular parasite Orientia tsutsugamushi, a Gram-negativea-proteobacterium of family Rickettsiaceae first isolated and identified in 1930 in Japan. Although the disease is similar in presentation to other forms of typhus, its pathogen is no longer included in genus Rickettsiawith the typhus bacteria proper, but in Orientia. The disease is thus frequently classified separately from the other typhi.
KEYWORDS:
pathogens, family, disease isolated.
Cite:
Sneha R Dubey . Scrub Typhus. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):287-290.
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