Corpus ID: 84180317

Decreased Prevalence of • ôNH • ôOrientia tsutsugamushi • ôNS • ô in Trombiculid Mites and Wild Rodents in the Primorye Region , Far East Russia

  title={Decreased Prevalence of • {\^o}NH • {\^o}Orientia tsutsugamushi • {\^o}NS • {\^o} in Trombiculid Mites and Wild Rodents in the Primorye Region , Far East Russia},
  author={Hiroshi and Urakami and Akira and Tamura and Irina and V. and Tarasevich and Teruki and Kadosaka and F{\'e}lix and N. and Shu-bin},
  • Hiroshi, Urakami, +9 authors Shu-bin
  • Published 2007
  • Tsutsugamushi disease, also called scrub typhus, is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi of the Rickettsiaceae family, and is distributed only in the Eastern hemi sphere.The northernmost distribution that has been investigated is the South Primorye region, Far East Rus sia,where epidemiological studies were carried out in the 1960s. At that time more than 40 human cases of tsu tsugamushidisease were reported (14, 17), and O. tsu tsugamushiwas isolated from wild rodents, mites and humans (2, 8, 9… CONTINUE READING


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