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Scrub Typhus (Typhus, Scrub) Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 389 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 40 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Scrub Typhus

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 42 results : FDA 23 Generic
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 27 results : IBA
  3. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : FDA 62 Generic
  4. Antigens : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 62 results : IBA
  5. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 52 results : IBA
  6. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 39 Generic
  7. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. dimethyl phthalate (dimethylphthalate) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  9. Membrane Proteins (Integral Membrane Proteins) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results : IBA
  10. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 25 Generic
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Diseases Related to Scrub Typhus

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

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