Imported scrub typhus in the Netherlands
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease , Volume 11 - Issue 3 p. 197- 199
Two cases of travel-acquired scrub typhus imported in the Netherlands are described. The characteristic eschar was absent in both cases. One case acquired scrub typhus in non-rural surroundings in India, highlighting that scrub typhus must also be considered a (sub) urban zoonosis.
|Eschar, Orientia tsutsugamushi, Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, Travel, Typhus|
|Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease|
|Organisation||Department of Virology|
Vliegenthart-Jongbloed, K, De Mendonça Melo, M, Slobbe, L, Beersma, M.F.C, & van Genderen, P.J.J. (2013). Imported scrub typhus in the Netherlands. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 11(3), 197–199. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2012.08.006