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Scrub

A slightly disrespectful term for a new or inexperienced employee.
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Serological surveillance of scrub typhus, murine typhus, and leptospirosis in small mammals captured at Firing Points 10 and 60, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 2001-2005.
Key words Doxycycline; epididymo-orchitis; scrub typhus
Additional studies of scrub typhus should focus on surveillance of small rodents and serological studies of Soldiers with suspected scrub typhus and other rickettsial diseases, eg, SFG rickettsial pathogens.
Recently, commercial rapid detection kits like Dip-S-Ticks, Scrub typhus RCT and Scrub typhus IgM and IgG Rapid Immunochromatographic Assay (PanBio, Brisbane, Australia) and Multitest Dip-S-Ticks Scrub Recombinant Assay (Integrated Diagnostics, Baltimore, Maryland, USA) have appeared in the market but are still far from the reach of most of the developing countries due to their high cost.
Scrub typhus with sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
A pleuropulmonary scrub typhus is also an uncommon presentation of scrub typhus.
Although the presence of spotted fevers and scrub typhus, vector borne illnesses with high mortality, was documented from Tamil Nadu in southern India a few years ago (1), there are little community based data available from this or any other state in India.
All patients who sought care for fever and suspected scrub typhus at the 3 recruiting centers (Christian Medical College in Vellore, Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla, and the Dr.
The patient was suspected to have scrub typhus complicated by encephalitis and urinary tract infection.
In Japan, rickettsioses such as Japanese spotted fever and scrub typhus, caused by Rickettsia japonica and Orientia tsutsugamushi, respectively, occur frequently.
Orientia tsutsugamushi, the causative agent of scrub typhus, is widely prevalent in the Asia-Pacific region and causes an estimated 1 million cases per year (1).
Scrub typhus is a febrile disease endemic to the Asia-Australia-Pacific region, where 1 million cases occur annually (1).