Acute encephalitis syndrome following scrub typhus infection

  title={Acute encephalitis syndrome following scrub typhus infection},
  author={Ayan Kar and Madhuram Dhanaraj and Devaprasad Dedeepiya and Kasalanti Harikrishna},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
OBJECTIVE The aim was to find the incidence of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) secondary to scrub infection and to observe the clinical, biochemical, radiological profile, and outcomes in these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 20 consecutive patients of AES were evaluated for scrub infection using scrub typhus immunoglobulin M enzyme linked immuno-sorbant assay positivity along with the presence or absence of an eschar. Clinical profile, routine laboratory tests, cerebrospinal… CONTINUE READING