Scrub typhus

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Synonyms: Tsutsugamushi disease | Tsutsugamushi fever

Scrub typhus is a rare dust mite-borne infectious disease caused by the Orientia tsutsugamushi bacterium and characterized clinically by an eruptive fever which is potentially serious.

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