Rare Coinfection of Scrub Typhus and Malaria in Immunocompetent Person

Sharma, A and Raina, R and Dhiman, P and Bellad, A and Madhabhavi, I and Panda, P (2012) Rare Coinfection of Scrub Typhus and Malaria in Immunocompetent Person. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Scrub Typhus, or tsutsugamushi disease is a febrile illness caused by bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae and named Orientia tsutsugamushi. Recently it has been found to endemic in Subhimalayan region of India.Malaria is highly endemic in rest of India but its prevalence is low in Subhimalayan region because of the altitude. We report a rare case of a patient having coinfection with scrub typhus and malaria.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Scrub Typhus; Malaria; Coinfection
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8900
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:06
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:06

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