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Research & Reviews  571 results

Rickettsial Infection
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

Rickettsial Infection
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385-overview

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

Orientia tsutsugamushi dynamics in vectors and hosts: ecology and risk factors for foci...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8524837
Parasites & Vectors; Elliott I, Thangnimitchok N et. al.

Oct 20th, 2021 - Scrub typhus is an important neglected vector-borne zoonotic disease across the Asia-Pacific region, with an expanding known distribution. The disease ecology is poorly understood, despite the large global burden of disease. The key determinants o...

Systematic review of the scrub typhus treatment landscape: Assessing the feasibility of...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8547739
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Saraswati K, Maguire BJ et. al.

Oct 15th, 2021 - Scrub typhus is an acute febrile illness caused by intracellular bacteria from the genus Orientia. It is estimated that one billion people are at risk, with one million cases annually mainly affecting rural areas in Asia-Oceania. Relative to its b...

Elevated Extracellular Levels of Granzymes in Patients with Scrub Typhus.
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-1369
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hwang JH, Hwang JH et. al.

Oct 12th, 2021 - Scrub typhus is an acute febrile disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, which is transmitted through chigger mites. Delayed treatment results in various complications and, in severe cases, death. Granzymes are secreted by cytotoxic T lymphocyte...

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Drugs  187 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

The Clinical Epidemiology of Scrub Typhus in Humans, Chiggers and Rodents
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02876367

Sep 29th, 2021 - Study design: The project will undertake a detailed investigation of one human community, and its environment, at risk of scrub typhus: Chiggers, Rodents & Habitat Study: Transects across diverse habitats determining spatial distribution of specie...

Scrub Typhus Antibiotic Resistance Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03083197

Sep 2nd, 2020 - The funder is USAMRMC - MIDRP and Grant No. DHP-Award D6.7_15_C2_I_15_J9_1317

Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01137175

Oct 1st, 2012 - The low confirmed rickettsioses cases rate may indicate the presence of rickettsiosis other than scrub typhus, murine typhus, and Q fever. The clinical presentation of rickettsiosis is variable and atypical that laboratory confirmation is necessar...

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News  9 results

What’s Eating You? Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis) Revisited
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/207508/infectious-diseases/whats-eating-you-cat-flea-ctenocephalides-felis/page/0/1?channel=60

Sep 4th, 2019 - Flea-borne typhus is endemic to Texas and Southern California. 11,12 Evidence suggests that the pathogenic bacteria, Rickettsia typhi and Rickettsia felis, also commonly infect fleas in the Great Plains area.

5 Hidden Dangers in International Travel
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/917112

Aug 26th, 2019 - We live in an interconnected world. In fact, tourism is now the world's third largest export.[1] A few hot spots attracted most US travelers in the past, but your patients will increasingly be visiting far-flung locations that are truly global. Tr...

Morning Break: Injection-Free Insulin; Measles Outbreaks; Stinky Attraction
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/diabetes/77903

Feb 8th, 2019 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. The vision of injection-free insulin therapy continued to tantalize researchers. (New York Times) FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb suggested Walgreens' management may be winking at cigarette sales to ...

California Typhus Outbreak Continues to Grow
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903303

Oct 11th, 2018 - Public health officials in Los Angeles are still working to control an outbreak of typhus, a bacterial disease spread by infected fleas, in the downtown area and elsewhere in the sprawling county. From mid-July until early October, nine cases of t...

Typhoid isn’t covered??!!
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/155094/business-medicine/typhoid-isnt-covered
Alan Rockoff, MD

Dec 26th, 2017 - My wife and I decided to visit Morocco, to test the maxim that my fellow columnist Joe Eastern often cites: The words you won’t say on your deathbed are, “If only I had spent more time at the office. ” Though I’m not convinced he’s right about that.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →