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Seroprevalence of spotted fever group and typhus group rickettsiae in individuals with acute febrile illness from Gorakhpur, India

International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases

Nov 6, 2018

Arati ManeRaman Gangakhedkar

Abstract

The aim of this study was to estimate the seroprevalence of spotted fever group (SFG) and typhus group (TG) rickettsiae among individuals with acute febrile illness (AFI) in the scrub typhus endemic district of Gorakhpur in India. This district is one of the worst affected by annual sea...read more

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Seroprevalence of spotted fever group and typhus group rickettsiae in individuals with acute febrile illness from Gorakhpur, India

International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases

Nov 6, 2018

Arati ManeRaman Gangakhedkar

PMID: 30391326

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.10.024

Abstract

The aim of this study was to estimate the seroprevalence of spotted fever group (SFG) and typhus group (TG) rickettsiae among individuals with acute febrile illness (AFI) in the scrub typhus endemic district of Gorakhpur in India. This district is one of the worst affected by annual sea...read more

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Prevalence Studies
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Acute Febrile Encephalopathy
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Seroprevalence
Disease Outbreaks
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