Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome in Patients Suspected of Having Scrub Typhus
Published Date:Nov 2016
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 22(11):1992-1995.
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome In Patients Suspected Of Having Scrub Typhus
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus
SFTS And Suspected Scrub Typhus
Pubmed Central ID:PMC5088014
Description:To determine prevalence of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome in South Korea, we examined serum samples from patients with fever and insect bite history in scrub typhus-endemic areas. During the 2013 scrub typhus season, prevalence of this syndrome among patients suspected of having scrub typhus was high (23.0%), suggesting possible co-infection.
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