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Scrub typhus

Disease definition

Scrub typhus is a rare dust mite-borne infectious disease caused by the Orientia tsutsugamushi bacterium and characterized clinically by an eruptive fever which is potentially serious.

ORPHA:83317

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Tsutsugamushi disease
    • Tsutsugamushi fever
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A75.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0036472
  • MeSH: D012612
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10039766

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