Orientia tsutsugamushi

Known as: Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, Theileria tsutsugamushi, Rickettsia orientalis 
A gram-negative, rod-shaped to coccoid bacterium. It is the etiologic agent of SCRUB TYPHUS in humans and is transmitted by mites from rodent… (More)
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2012
2012
We investigated the persistence of viable Orientia tsutsugamushi in patients who had recovered from scrub typhus. Blood specimens… (More)
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2010
2010
Orientia tsutsugamushi (OT) is an obligate intracellular bacterium belonging to the family Rickettsiaceae and is the causative… (More)
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2010
2010
Orientia tsutsugamushi, an obligate intracellular bacterium, is the causative agent of Scrub typhus. The control mechanisms for… (More)
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2010
2010
Scrub typhus is a public health concern for a population of over a billion humans, with an estimated incidence of one million… (More)
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2008
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2008
Scrub typhus ('Tsutsugamushi' disease in Japanese) is a mite-borne infectious disease. The causative agent is Orientia… (More)
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2007
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2007
Scrub typhus is caused by the obligate intracellular rickettsia Orientia tsutsugamushi (previously called Rickettsia… (More)
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2004
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2004
Two specific and sensitive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays were developed to detect and quantitate Orientia tsutsugamushi… (More)
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2002
2002
We compared the performance of 2 commercially available dipstick assays, 2 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs), and an… (More)
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2001
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2001
Orientia tsutsugamushi is the etiologic agent of scrub typhus, a chigger-borne zoonosis that is a highly prevalent, life… (More)
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2001
2001
Scrub typhus, caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is characterized by local as well as systemic inflammatory manifestations. The… (More)
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