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Scrub Typhus (Typhus, Scrub)

An acute infectious disease caused by ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI. It is limited to eastern and southeastern Asia, India, northern Australia, and the adjacent islands. Characteristics include the formation of a primary cutaneous lesion at the site of the bite of an infected mite, fever lasting about two weeks, and a maculopapular rash.
Also Known As:
Typhus, Scrub; Tsutsugamushi Fever; Disease, Tsutsugamushi; Diseases, Tsutsugamushi; Fever, Tsutsugamushi; Fevers, Tsutsugamushi; Tsutsugamushi Diseases; Tsutsugamushi Fevers; Tsutsugamushi Disease
Networked: 389 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 40 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Fever (Fevers)
3. Endemic Flea-Borne Typhus (Typhus, Endemic Flea Borne)
4. Leptospirosis
5. Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus (Typhus)

Experts

1. Day, Nicholas P J: 16 articles (12/2015 - 07/2007)
2. Richards, Allen L: 15 articles (12/2015 - 11/2002)
3. Blacksell, Stuart D: 14 articles (12/2015 - 07/2007)
4. Ching, Wei-Mei: 13 articles (05/2015 - 11/2002)
5. Paris, Daniel H: 11 articles (10/2015 - 04/2008)
6. Newton, Paul N: 10 articles (08/2015 - 05/2009)
7. Chierakul, Wirongrong: 9 articles (01/2015 - 11/2004)
8. Chao, Chien-Chung: 8 articles (05/2015 - 08/2005)
9. Phetsouvanh, Rattanaphone: 7 articles (08/2015 - 05/2009)
10. Jiang, Ju: 7 articles (04/2015 - 07/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Scrub Typhus:
1. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Tetracycline (Achromycin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. AntigensIBA
5. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
6. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
8. dimethyl phthalate (dimethylphthalate)IBA
9. Membrane Proteins (Integral Membrane Proteins)IBA
10. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Chemoprevention
2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)