Clinical characteristics of the autumn-winter type scrub typhus cases in south of Shandong province, northern China

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BACKGROUND Before 1986, scrub typhus was only found endemic in southern China. Because human infections typically occur in the summer, it is called "summer type". During the autumn-winter period of 1986, a new type of scrub typhus was identified in Shandong and northern Jiangsu province of northern China. This newly recognized scrub typhus was subsequently… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-82

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