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Scrub Typhus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Scrub Typhus
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.789.850
C01.920.914.850
Unique ID
D012612
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012612
Annotation
caused by ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI
Scope Note
An acute infectious disease caused by ORIENTIA TSUTSUGAMUSHI. It is limited to eastern and southeastern Asia, India, northern Australia, and the adjacent islands. Characteristics include the formation of a primary cutaneous lesion at the site of the bite of an infected mite, fever lasting about two weeks, and a maculopapular rash.
Entry Term(s)
Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection
Tsutsugamushi Disease
Tsutsugamushi Fever
Typhus, Scrub
NLM Classification #
WC 630
Public MeSH Note
TSUTSUGAMUSHI DISEASE was TSUTSUGAMUSHI see SCRUB TYPHUS 1963-91
Online Note
use SCRUB TYPHUS to search TSUTSUGAMUSHI 1966-91
History Note
TSUTSUGAMUSHI DISEASE was TSUTSUGAMUSHI see SCRUB TYPHUS 1963-91
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
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