Distribution of eschars on the body of scrub typhus patients: a prospective study.

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Eschar is an important finding for the diagnosis of scrub typhus. The IFA test for possible scrub typhus was performed. The presence or absence of eschar was thoroughly examined. Among the 176 scrub typhus cases confirmed by IFA, 162 (92.0%) cases had eschar; 128 patients (79.5%) had eschars on the front of the body. Eschars were primarily detected in males… (More)

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@article{Kim2007DistributionOE, title={Distribution of eschars on the body of scrub typhus patients: a prospective study.}, author={Dong-Min Kim and Kyung Jun Won and Chi Young Park and Ki Dong Yu and Hyong S. Kim and Tae Young Yang and Ji Hyun Lee and Hyun Kuk Kim and Hyeon-Je Song and Seung-Hyun Lee and Ho Seong Shin}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2007}, volume={76 5}, pages={806-9} }